CBSE 4321 Seminar and Comprehensive Student Teaching II: Bilingual Education

2 hours recitation, weekly supervised teaching (300 hours); 6 credits

Student teaching. Application of the principles of teaching to all aspects of the curriculum in bilingual classrooms, including biliteracy instruction in childhood classrooms, grades 1-6; long- and short-term planning; methods of teaching language arts to bilingual (Spanish/English) language learners in home and new languages; methods of teaching content areas using Spanish and English. Focus on self-reflective teaching and assessment procedures to address the learning needs of a diverse student population, including multilingual learners and multilingual learners 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 on 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 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, in and a grade point average of 3.00 or higher in liberal arts and science 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, Bilingual and Special Education 3206, 3207.


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