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9.4 Career and Technical Education
ContentArea 21st-Century Life and Careers
Standard 9.4 Career and Technical EducationAll students who complete a career and technical education program will acquire academic and technical skills for careers in emerging and established professions that lead to technical skill proficiency, credentials, certificates, licenses, and/or degrees. (For descriptions of the 16 career clusters, see the Career Clusters Table.)
Strand E. Education & Training Career Cluster
Pathway (2) Teaching & Training
By the end of grade Content Statement CPI# Cumulative Progress Indicator (CPI)
Academic Foundations: Academic concepts lay the foundation for the full range of career and postsecondary education opportunities within the career cluster.
9.4.12.E.(2).1 Use fundamental knowledge of subject matter to plan/prepare effective instruction.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.E.(2).2 Apply knowledge of learning and developmental theory to describe individual learners.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
Leadership and Teamwork: Effective leadership and teamwork strategies foster collaboration and cooperation between business units, business partners, and business associates toward the accomplishment of organizational goals.
9.4.12.E.(2).3 Demonstrate how knowledge of learning theory can be used to establish a positive climate that promotes learning.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.E.(2).4 Demonstrate how knowledge of learning theory and motivational, social, and psychological theories can be used to guide learners’ personal conduct.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.E.(2).5 Demonstrate how knowledge of learning theory and organizational and relationship-building skills can be used to manage instructional activities and related procedures.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.E.(2).6 Demonstrate knowledge of learning theory when planning the physical elements of an educational or training setting to optimize learning.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.E.(2).7 Identify research used to improve professional knowledge and skills used in learning environments.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.E.(2).8 Develop learning organizational vision by employing community-building skills and strategies.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.E.(2).9 Demonstrate knowledge of strategies needed to maintain relationships with stakeholders to increase stakeholder support for learning organizations.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
Technical Skills: Technical knowledge and skills play a role in all careers within the cluster and pathway.
9.4.12.E.(2).10 Use content knowledge and instructional skills to construct standards-based educational goals.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.E.(2).11 Examine and select teaching/learning theories and instructional skills to plan appropriate educational strategies.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.E.(2).12 Use knowledge of content, teaching/learning, and assessment to plan appropriate assessment/evaluation strategies.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.E.(2).13 Identify and locate materials/resources needed to support instructional plans.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.E.(2).14 Design courses/programs to meet the needs of learners and organizations.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.E.(2).15 Assess and select appropriate instructional strategies to advance learning in a learning setting.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.E.(2).16 Evaluate classroom-based learner responses to plan appropriate in-process adaptations to instructional plans and advance learner achievement.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.E.(2).17 Evaluate formal assessment/evaluation tools and associated data to adjust learning plans and advance learner achievement.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.E.(2).18 Evaluate examples of teaching and training performance to determine effectiveness of instructional practices.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.E.(2).19 Demonstrate knowledge of recordkeeping methods used to monitor and guide learner progress.