CBSE 7653T Collaborative Planning and Teaching in Urban Classrooms
30 hours lecture, 60 hours supervised field experience and conference; 3 credits
Development of collaborative teacher competencies needed to effectively teach school-aged students, including students with special needs and English language learners. Integration of theories of learning and development, classroom organization and management, and research validated practice into curriculum across a variety of content areas. Field experience in urban educational settings with students who present challenges in adjustment and cognition. Focus on historical, social and legal foundations of education, transition planning, family and community engagement, collaborative models for teaching, goal setting, and decision making in culturally appropriate contexts.