CBSE 4320 Seminar and Comprehensive Student Teaching I: Bilingual Education

2 hours recitation, weekly supervised teaching (at least 175 hours); 4 credits

Student teaching. Application of the principles of teaching to all aspects of the curriculum in bilingual and non-bilingual classrooms, including literacy instruction in childhood classrooms, (grades 1-6); long- and short term planning; methods of teaching native language arts to bilingual (Spanish/English) language learners; methods of teaching content areas using the native language and English; 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 English language learners and students with special needs. Preparation in development of school-community relationships and collaborative learning; integration of instructional technology; and culmination of portfolio development. Readings and discussions of significant issues related to classroom teaching and professional development, including preventing child abduction, substance abuse, safety education, and child abuse awareness. 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 2.75 or higher in liberal arts and science courses.)

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


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