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ESE 290A - Student Teaching I: Mild-Moderate Disabilities

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

Introduction to the student teaching experience in a grades K-12 Educator Preparation Program (EPP) Internship classroom having students with mild-moderate disabilities. 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. ESE 290A and ESE 290B  together constitute ESE 290 . A grade of B or better in this course is required.

Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Implement classroom management techniques. (Interstate Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (InTASC) 3; Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) 2)
  2. Develop learning objectives tied to content standards and Individual Education Plans (IEPs). (InTASC 4; CEC 3)
  3. Develop formative and summative assessments. (InTASC 6; CEC 4)
  4. Implement lesson plans with varied instructional strategies. (InTASC 7, 8; ISTE 2; CEC 5)
  5. Implement differentiation strategies for diverse learners. (InTASC 1, 2; CEC 1)
  6. Collaborate with students, parents, colleagues and mentors. (InTASC 10; CEC 7)

  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. Using IEPs to develop learning goals
    4. 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. Using varied instructional strategies
    3. 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 and mentors