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Pre-requisites & Co-requisites:
Final Exam - 20%
Observation Report 1 - 20%
Observation Report 2 - 20%
Learning Environment Observation Protocol Project - 30%
Oral Presentation - 10%
Refining the technology implementation strategies used with staff. Promoting higher levels of teacher innovation modeled at the operational curriculum level. Creating an effective bridge between instructions. Assessing, and using technology to implement a model of continuous improvement system-wide. Mentoring colleagues in differentiating learning experiences based on interest, readiness, and subject. Conducting observation in a variety of primary education programs. Becoming familiar with primary education settings, young children and primary education teaching as a profession. Observation and record keeping techniques and tools and their use in practice. Using such tools observing and monitoring the physical, cognitive, social, and emotional development of children. Developing teaching and learning strategies for a variety of age groups. Modeling the mentoring strategies appropriate to school climate, infrastructure, and teacher efficacy
Upon succesful completion of this course, a student will be able to
1. Refine the instructional strategies used with staff to promote student learning outcomes
2. Promote higher levels of teacher innovation modeled at the operational curriculum level.
3. Conduct clinical observations of classroom practices using the appropriate frameworks
4. Diagnose and prescribe differentiated professional development based on individual instructional needs.
5. Conclude the individual needs of the primary students in the learning environment.
6. Identify the factors which influence the selection of appropriate observation techniques to work with primary students