• I-A-2: Child and Adolescent Development
    Unsatisfactory
    Needs Improvement
    Proficient
    Exemplary
    Demonstrates little or no knowledge of developmental levels of students this age or differences in how students learn. Typically develops one learning experience for all students that does not enable most students to meet the intended outcomes. Demonstrates knowledge of developmental levels of students this age but does not identify developmental levels and ways of learning among the students in the class and/or develops learning experiences that enable some, but not all, students to move toward meeting intended outcomes. Demonstrates knowledge of the developmental levels of students in the classroom and the different ways these students learn by providing differentiated learning experiences that enable all students to progress towardmeeting intended outcomes. Demonstrates expert knowledge of the developmental levels of the teacher’s own students and students in this grade or subject more generally and uses this knowledge to differentiate and expand learning experiences that enable all students to make significant progress toward meeting stated outcomes. Is able to model this element.
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    Resource Name Description Resource Type
    The Stages of Adolescent Development This simple chart provides an over view of adolescent development divided by age range and area of type of development (i.e., physical, cognitive, social-emotional) Chart
    Jean Piaget: Cognitive Development in the Classroom This accessible blog post provides an overview of stages of development in yougn children with discussion of classroom application. Blog Post
    Ages and Stages This overview of child development — infancy through adolescence — is provided by the American Academy of Pediatrics Website
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