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Designed to introduce prospective teachers to the world of public and private Christian education by exploring historical, philosophical, social, political, economic and legal foundations.
Exposes students, through coursework and 30-hour practicum, to critical educational issues such as funding, inclusion and mainstreaming, values education, high-stakes testing, school integration, etc.
This course focuses on the development of elementary listening, reading, speaking, and writing. A 45-hour practicum is included which provides students real-time experience in literacy strategies, identifying problems, developing a reading library, and helping encourage children to love literature. Prerequisite: Admission to Education Program.
This course explores the interconnectedness of math and science concepts and principles, engaging in hands-on units to prepare teachers to help students explore and make sense of the world of science through the application of mathematical principles, and vice versa.
Seminar provides students opportunities to discuss student teaching experiences, work on their Work Samples, complete their Portfolios, undergo mock interviews, and prepare to enter the work force as licensed educators. Prerequisite: Admission to Education Program.
Student teachers do a 17-week practica at either an Early Childhood or Elementary setting under the supervision of a licensed cooperating teacher in an approved setting under the guidance of a college instructor. During this placement, one of the two required Work Samples will be completed. Prerequisite: All professional education courses satisfactorily completed; Student Teaching Application submitted and approved.
Student teachers do a six week practica at either an Early Childhood or Elementary setting under the supervision of a licensed cooperating teacher in an approved setting under the guidance of a college instructor. Prerequisite: All professional education courses satisfactorily completed; Student Teaching Application submitted and approved.