CBSE 4201 Seminar and Comprehensive Student Teaching: Childhood Education and Special Education

2 hours recitation, weekly supervised teaching; 12 credits tudent teaching

Application of the principles of teaching to all aspects of the curriculum in general and special education, including literacy instruction in both childhood classroom settings, grades 1-3 and 4-6; long- and short term planning; methods of teaching language, literacy, and content area instruction within an inclusive classroom. Focus on self-reflective teaching and assessment procedures to address the learning needs of a diverse student population, including multilingual students and students with special needs. Focus on culturally sustaining pedagogy. Preparation in development of school-community and family relationships and collaborative learning; integration of instructional technology; digital literacies, computational thinking across content areas; and culmination of portfolio development. Readings and discussions on significant issues related to classroom teaching and professional development. Focus on skills in fostering effective relationships and interactions to support all students and urban schools and the process of school change. Open only to students who have completed all required education courses with a grade point average of 3.00 or higher, and a grade point average of 3.0 or higher in liberal arts and sciences courses.) An application process is required for student teaching. Completed application must be submitted and accepted a semester prior to the beginning of your student teaching placement. Only accepted students will be given permission to register for student teaching. Fingerprint clearance required. Student teaching is 14 weeks in length, full-time, in an educational setting, and in alignment with the daily schedule and annual calendar of that educational setting.

Prerequisite: Childhood and Special Education 3205 [43], 3206 [44], 3207 [45].


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