In October 1987, the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards began its word to set new standards of accomplichment for the teaching profession and to improve the quality of education available to all children in the United States.
Teachers are committed to students and their learning. They must act on the belief that all students can learn. They must recognize individual differences in their students and adjust their practice accordingly. They must know that their mission extends beyond developing the cognitive capcity of their students. They must be concerned with their students' self-concept, with their motivation, and with the development of character.
Teacher must know the subjects they teach and how to teach them. They must command sepecialized knowledge of how to convey a subject to sudents. Teachers are responsible for managing and monitoring student learning. They must call on multiple methods to meet their goals, knowing and being able to employ a variety of instructional skills. Teachers must think systematically about their practice and learn from experience, seeking the advice of others and drawing on education research and scholarship to improve their practice.
As members of learning communities, teachers contribute to school effectiveness by collaborating with other professionals. They take advantage of community resources, cultivation knowledge of their school's community as a powerful resource for learning.
1."Teachers are committed to students and their learning."The sentence means that ________.
a. teachers should meet all the demands of students
b. teachers should set verry high demands on students
c. teachers should be very kind to students
d. teachers must be responsible for students and their leaning
2. According to the author, if a student performs poorly at school, it may be the duty of ________.
d. other students
3. Teachers' task should go beyond developing the learning ability of students and they should ________.
a. know he subjects they teach
b. transmit valued knowledge
c. respect their students, know about their interests and develop their character
d. seek the advice of others
4. School effectiveness mainly depends on ________.
a. teachers who work together
c. teaching materials
d. school leaders
5. The best title for this passage is ________.
a. How to Manage Student Learning
b. Learning from Experience
c. Relations Between Teachers and Students
d. Toward High Standards for Teachers