The essay will address one component of the conceptual framework and should include research-based information to support the candidate’s reflections on the topic. Have a minimum of 3 resources and the essay should be between one and two pages in length. Reflective Practitioner:
1a. Professional Knowledge – The candidate demonstrates an understanding of the curriculum, subject
content, pedagogical knowledge, and the needs of students by providing relevant learning experiences
1b. Assessment Uses – The candidate systematically gathers, analyzes, and uses relevant data to measure
student progress, to inform instructional content and delivery methods, and to provide timely and
constructive feedback to both students and parents.
1c. Communication – The candidate communicates effectively with students, parents or guardians, district
and school personnel, and other stakeholders in ways that enhance student learning.
Each one should have it’s own paragraph.