SEED 4481 Science Student Teaching Seminar I
1.5 hours seminar plus conference; 1.5 credits
Seminar for administration, guidance, and instruction for the student teaching field experience in science education. Each class meeting will be used to "debrief" and reflect on student teaching experiences, review of State certification requirements, discuss teaching and learning of science in light of student teaching experiences and observations. Students enroll in appropriate NYS certification exams and required workshops. Curriculum development, instructional planning, and multiple research-validated instructional strategies for teaching students within the full range of abilities and skill in designing and offering differentiated instruction that enhances the learning of all students in the content area(s) of the certificate. Formal and informal methods of assessing student learning and the means of analyzing one's own teaching practice and skill in using information gathered through assessment and analysis to plan or modify instruction, and skill in using various resources to enhance teaching. Distribution and collection of student teaching evaluations and timesheets. Development of portfolios. Students will be engaged in the completion of appropriate NYS certification, workshops and examination requirements.
Prerequisite: Secondary Education 2001, 2002, 3456, 3401, 3402, 4480. Corequisite: Secondary Education 4482.