AAFCS Pre-PAC Correlation - Education Fundamentals

Instructional Practices and Practicum in Education and Training/Extended Practicum in Education and Training

Outline of Course TEKS-Instructional Practices TEKS-Practicum TEKS-Extended Practicum
The Teaching and Training Profession
Introduction to field-based internship course and portfolio 11 (A-B); 12 (A) 12 (A-B), 13 (A-C) 5 (G)
Historical foundations of education in the United States 2 (A)    
Effective teachers knowledge, skills, personal characteristics 2 (B-C) 2 (B-C) 1 (E)
Ethical conduct of teachers 1 (J); 10 (A-D) 1 (J); 10 (A-D) 4 (A-B, D)
Effective schools 2 (D) 2 (D)  
Education and training career options 2 (E-F) 2 (G-H)  
Personal philosophy of education 2 (G) 2 (E)  
Effective Interactions
Verbal, non-verbal, written, and electronic communication skills 1 (A, C); 4 (A); 11 (A-B) 1 (A, C); 4 (A); 12 (A-B) 1 (A, D); 2 (A-D)
Promoting student literacy and learning 4 (B) 4 (C)  
Learner and Learning Process
Principles and theories of human development 3 (A) 3 (A); 12 (A-B)  
The learning process 3 (B-C); 11 (A-B) 3 (B-D); 12 (A-B) 1 (A); 2 (B); 5 (A-B, F)
FREE! - Effective instructional practices and learner diversity 3 (D) 3 (E); 12 (A-B) 1 (C); 5 (E)
An Effective Learning Environment
Safe and effective learning environments 6 (A-B); 11 (A-B) 6 (A-B); 12 (A-B) 1 (A); 4 (D); 5 (G)
Classroom management and conflict management & mediation techniques 1 (F-G); 6 (C-D) 1 (F-G); 6 (C-D); 12 (A-B) 1 (A, C); 3
Effective Instruction
Curriculum and subject matter 5 (A-B); 11 (A-B) 5 (B); 7 (C); 11 (B); 12 (A-B) 5 (A, C-D)
Instructional planning 5 (B-D, F); 11 (A-B) 5 (A, D-F); 12 (A-B) 5 (A, E-F)
Effective instructional objectives and strategies 3 (D); 5 (E-F); 11 (A-B) 3 (E); 5 (B-C, E-G); 12 (A-B) 1 (D); 5 (A, E-F)
Technology in Teaching
Role of technology 9 (A)   1 (D)
Application of appropriate technology 9 (B-C); 11 (A-B); 13 (A) 9 (A-B); 12 (A-B); 13 (A-B) 1 (D); 4 (C); 5 (A, E-G)
Assessing Teaching and Learning
Role and process of assessment 7 (A-B) 7 (A) 5 (C)
Assessments to foster student learning 1 (B); 5 (A); 7 (C); 9 (C); 11 (A-B) 1 (B); 7 (A); 9 (B); 12 (A-B) 1 (A); 5 (A, F)
Assessments to promote personal improvement 12 (A) 7 (B); 12 (B); 13 (A-B) 5 (F)
School and Society
Relationship between school and society 8 (A) 2 (A)  
Supporting learning through advocacy 1 (D-E, H) 1 (D-E, H); 8 (A) 1 (E)
Building family and community support 4 (A); 8 (C); 11 (A-B) 1 (C); 4 (A); 8 (B); 12 (A-B)  
Educator Professional Development
Ongoing professional development 8 (B) 8 (B); 11 (A-B)  
Role of research and assessment   7 (B); 12 (A-B) 1 (A)
Professional growth plan 1 (I) 1 (I); 11 (B-C) 1 (B)
Documenting Success
Personal career plan   2 (D, F, I)  
Professional portfolio and presentation 12 (A-B) 4 (A); 13 (A-C)  

Contributors

  • Dr. Katy Blatnick-Gagné, Director, The Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Marilyn Wragg, former Director, The Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Cari Collins, Curriculum Specialist, The Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Patti Rambo, former Director, The Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Derrick Pedersen, IT Specialist, The Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Victoria Patton, Student Assistant, The Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Becky Martinez, Business Coordinator/Editor, The Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Karen Ortner, Editor