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2023-2024 College Catalog 
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EDC 291A - Student Teaching I: Elementary

4 Credits, 10 Contact Hours
1 lecture period 9 lab periods

Introduction to the student teaching experience in an elementary Educator Preparation Program (EPP) Internship classroom. Includes classroom management, learning objectives, assessment, lesson planning, differentiation, and collaboration.

Prerequisite(s): EDC 266   or EDC 267  
Information: Admission to the Post-Degree Teacher Certification Program and EPP Internship approval are required before enrolling in this course. EDC 291A and EDC 291B  together constitute EDC 291 . A grade of B or better in this course is required.
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Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Implement classroom management techniques. (Interstate Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (InTASC) 3)
  2. Develop learning objectives tied to content standards. (InTASC 4)
  3. Develop formative and summative assessments. (InTASC 6)
  4. Implement lesson plans with varied instructional strategies. (InTASC 7, 8; International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) 5)
  5. Implement differentiation strategies for diverse learners. (InTASC 1, 2)
  6. Collaborate with students, parents, colleagues, and mentors. (InTASC 10)

  1. Classroom Management
    1. Organizing the physical space
    2. Establishing and reinforcing procedures
    3. Maintaining a positive classroom culture
  2. Learning Objectives
    1. Choosing relevant content standards
    2. Using content standards and learner data to write objectives
    3. Determining cognitive complexity using Bloom’s Revised Taxonomy
  3. Assessment
    1. Implementing formative assessments
    2. Implementing summative assessments
    3. Using student data to drive instruction
  4. Lesson Plans
    1. Writing lessons using Essential Elements of Instruction (EEI)
    2. Distinguishing between teacher-centered and learner-centered pedagogy
    3. Using varied instructional strategies
    4. Reinforcing learning objectives during instruction
  5. Differentiation
    1. Differentiating the content
    2. Differentiating the process
    3. Differentiating the product
  6. Collaboration
    1. Collaborating with students
    2. Collaborating with parents
    3. Collaborating with colleagues & mentors

Effective Term:
Full Academic Year 2020/21