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2016-2017 Catalogue 
2016-2017 Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Education, Multi-Age Education: Music Education (Grades PreK-12, Ages 3-21)

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One hundred percent of Wooster completers seeking the Ohio Resident Educator teaching license passed the required Ohio Assessments for Educators examinations during the past two academic years.

Multi-Age Education: Music Education (Grades PreK-12, Ages 3-21)

See Music Education under MUSIC .

Departmental Standards for the Teaching Profession

The following seven standards for the teaching profession reflect a connection between the goals of Wooster’s teacher education program and the Ohio Standards for the Teaching Professions. Listed below is a brief explanation of what the Department expects teacher licensure candidates to achieve by the end of the teacher education program:

  • Student Learning: Candidates understand student learning and development and respect the diversity of students they will teach.
  • Content Knowledge: Candidates know and understand the content area for which they will have instructional responsibility.
  • Assessment: Candidates understand and use varied assessments to inform instruction, evaluate, and ensure student learning.
  • Instruction: Candidates plan and deliver effective instruction that advances the learning of each individual student.
  • Learning Environment: Candidates create learning environments that promote high levels of learning and achievements for all students.
  • Collaboration and Communication: Candidates collaborate and communicate with students, parents, families, and other educators, administrators, and the community to support student learning.
  • Professional Responsibility, Growth, and Reflection: Through reflection, candidates assume responsibility for professional growth, performance, and involvement as individuals and as members of a learning community.

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