major paper theories and philosophies apa style 8 10 pages double spaced including references

For this assignment you will develop a paper outlining your personal philosophy of teaching and learning.You will need to reference the theories/theorists whose work supports your understandings.Be sure to make connections between the theories you references and practical, PreK – Grade 6 classroom examples.

Theory and Principles

Masterful:

  • Response demonstrates critical thinking/analytical approach in the application of theory
  • Applies relevant theories and principles
  • Demonstrates knowledge of historical and contemporary understandings in the field

Competent:

  • Demonstrates familiarity with theories and principles employed in the field
  • Incorporates relevant theories and principles into responses
  • Recognizes that the theories and principles in the field have changed over time

Not Competent:

  • Does not demonstrate familiarity with theories and principles
  • Does not incorporate relevant theories and principles into response where appropriate
  • Does not indicate familiarity with the changing nature of theories and principles in the field

Knowledge of Multiple Disciplines

Masterful:

  • Incorporates theorists relevant to PreK-6 education
  • Contextualizes theoretical ideas into the broader field of Prek-6 education
  • Synthesizes information to develop applicable connection to classroom practice

Competent:

  • Demonstrates broad familiarity with the field’s literature
  • Incorporates specific examples of relevant literature into most answers
  • Uses appropriate readings to offer some context for exam answers

Not Competent:

  • Does not demonstrate familiarity with field literature
  • Does not employ relevant literature appropriately

Mechanics of Writing

Masterful:

  • Constructs answers as persuasive essays with clear arguments, supported with evidence
  • Demonstrates mastery of APA standards and guidelines

Competent:

  • Answer supported with evidence but lacking in argument, originality; does not present new understanding
  • Inconstant application of APA standards and guidelines
  • Pervasive APA and/or grammatical mistakes
  • Presents opinion; not supported with evidence( lacking analytical lens)

Not Competent: