Identify the cognitive, social, emotional, cultural, physical characteristics of your students (age, gender, family composition, cultural customs, learning styles, etc.) as these relate to teaching and learning.
Search terms to keep in mind:
Learning Disabilities, Inclusive Education, Multicultural Education/Diversity, Minorities, Multiple Intelligences, Child Development, Affective Teaching, and Classroom Management.
Sample evaluation criteria for ALL teacher and student materials:
What methods and materials do I use?
Methods include teaching stategies, learning activities, evaluation/assessment of teaching and learning, classroom management (logistics of time, place, managing student behavior, etc.
Use a variety of classroom materials (textbooks, videos, games, cds, software, manipulatives, etc). to help you to reach students who learn in diverse ways.
TIP-- In Glocat choose the TERC tab to limit your results!
Helpful Links to sources on methods and material:
Identify broad long-term curricular goals as well as specific shorter-term (lesson) objectives.
Includes understandings, concepts, skills, facts, theories, attitudes that might be taught explicitly or implicitly, intentionally or unintentionally.
Standards and Core Curriculum links: