CBSE 4220 Seminar and Comprehensive Student Teaching I: Childhood Education
2 hours recitation, weekly supervised teaching(at least 150 hours); 4 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 English language 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 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 sciences courses.
Prerequisite: Childhood and Special Education 3205, 3206, and 3207.