Course Code & Number:
Level of Course:
Pre-requisites & Co-requisites:
Final Exam - 20%
Practicum Report 1 - 15%
Practicum Report 2 - 15%
Learning Environment Observation Protocol Project - 25%
Oral Defence - 25%
Designing and planning curriculum and learning environments under the supervision of mentor teachers, teaching as an assistant teacher, assessing children’s learning, engaging parents, attending professional teacher development activities. Assessing personal/social suitability for teaching and evaluate choice of major/concentration and grade-level interest. Experiencing all roles of a professional teacher (instructional and non-instructional) through planned, sequenced activities in a semester long program. Receiving feedback from structured observations, including conferencing and suggestions for improvement, from the school site supervisor and university supervisor
Upon succesful completion of this course, a student will be able to
1. Demonstrate knowledge of classroom and school practices and policies.
2. Develop relationships with parents and guardians
3. Demonstrate knowledge of the subject being taught
4. Recognize knowledge of students’ prior understandings and experiences to make instruction relevant and meaningful.
5. Develop higher-order questions to engage students in original, creative, and evaluative thinking
6. Illustrate a variety of appropriate teaching methods (demonstration, discussion groups, inquiry, etc.).
7. Choose and use a variety of formal and informal performance assessments.