CBSE 4220 Seminar and Comprehensive Student Teaching I: Childhood Education

2 hours recitation, weekly supervised teaching; 12 credits Student teaching.

Application of the principles of teaching to all aspects of the curriculum, including literacy instruction in childhood classrooms (grades 1-6); long- and short-term planning; development of an interdisciplinary approach to teaching. Focus on self-reflective teaching and assessment procedures to address the learning needs of a diverse student population, including multilingual learners 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, and computational thinking across content areas; 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. 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 3.00 or higher in liberal arts and sciences. 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, 3206, and 3207.

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