CBSE 4221 Seminar and Comprehensive Student Teaching II:Childhood Education
2 hours recitation, weekly supervised teaching (at least 300 hours); 6 credits
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. Focus on self-reflective teaching and assessment procedures to address the learning
needs of a diverse student population, including linguistically diverse learners and students
with special needs. Preparation in development of school-community relationships and
collaborative learning; integration of instructional technology; 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 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 3.00 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
Prerequisite: Childhood, Bilingual and Special Education 3206, 3207.
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