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Part 1 Overview Questions
Part 3 Reflection
Key Method & Method Components
Part 2 Artifacts & Rubrics
A - A micro-credential is a good fit for you if:
A - In addition to the quick tips above, your submission should:
A - Look at the micro-credential list that doesn’t require you to have students. The Educator Ethics micro-credentials would be a great place to start.
A - The word count is a guide to help you determine whether you have thoroughly completed a response. Ex: If the word count suggests a response between 250 and 300 words, and you’ve responded with 3 sentences, you should review the micro-credential question and add details that elaborate on, explain, or justify your response.
A - No. NEA does not issue credit for Micro-credentials. For questions about credit, please contact your state/location association, your school district, or your state's department of education.
A - SMART is an acronym that stands for Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic, and Timely. A SMART goal describes each of these elements for the goal that you choose. If you need more information about a SMART goal, please see the resources section in each micro-credential. What is a SMART Goal?
A - A one-pager is a document which concisely summarizes information with images, text, and/or links in a single page. What is a One-Pager?
A - Reflection is a way for us to collect, record, and analyze what happens in our daily work, as well as its impact on student learning and our teaching practice. It allows us to move from just presenting or experiencing something, into deeper understanding. If we don’t question ourselves about what our experiences mean and actively think about them, research has shown that we won’t make any changes or improve our practice.
A - Yes, however each submission must be unique to each candidate.
A - Each submission is independently reviewed by two highly-qualified and trained educators, evaluating each part of your submission against the passing criteria and provided rubrics. Feedback is provided only when a micro-credential requirement is not fully met, to help guide your revisions.
A - Review the feedback provided by the assessors when rubric requirements are not met. Make the necessary revisions based on the targeted assessor comments and please resubmit your work.