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- The key role of the teacher is to design and deliver effective and efficient lessons for all students based on the best practices regarding curriculum, instruction, assessment, and the climate and culture of the classroom, be it a physical, a virtual, or a blended learning environment.
- For every lesson, the teacher must prioritize and make these decisions–What will my students learn? How will my students learn it? How will my students show that they have learned it? How will my students take an active role in their learning?
- Each decision will impact other decisions and it is the teacher’s job to decide how these four areas work together to ensure that there is the highest likelihood of a student learning.