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Regulations Governing the Review and Approval of Education Programs in Virginia [8 VAC 20 ‑ 542]
Action Comprehensive Revision of the Regulations Governing the Review and Approval of Education Programs in
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10/28/15  7:46 am
Commenter: Lisa Abrams Virginia Commonwealth University

Keep Social Foundations!
 

Understanding social foundations is essential to developing teachers that will be effective is a variety of school settings.  Teachers need to understand how social and cultural contexts and issues influence their daily work with the learners.   The core tenants of social foundations encourage thoughtful, reflective practice and encourage flexibility in instructional planning and delivery in order to meet the growing diversity among VA's school-age population.