ST TCH - ELEMENTARY (EDU470A)
Prerequisite: Completion of all required Teacher Education courses; cumulative 2.75 GPA; major field 3.00 GPA; admission into the Teacher Education Program.
Student teaching occurs contiguous to EDU435 (Secondary and Music) or a 300-level field experience (Elementary), and the concurrent methods course, optimally, in the same setting as student teaching. Fourteen consecutive weeks of full-time participation in an elementary, middle, or secondary school is conducted under the direction of a master teacher. Activities progress through observation and assistance with individuals
and/or small groups of students, and includes a significant amount of time where the pre-service teacher assumes full responsibility for the cooperating teacher’s class and curriculum. For secondary teachers, joint responsibility for supervision is assumed by the Teacher Education and content area personnel. Student Teaching fee of $600.