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ELED 492 - Supervised Teaching in Public Schools: Elementary

(6 or 12 credits)
Prerequisite: Acceptance into student teaching
This student-teaching practicum is a supervised experience for one semester. Candidates are assigned by the College of Education and Health Sciences to an appropriate elementary-school classroom (grades 1-6) where they will work to develop and refine their teaching skills. Candidates will have the opportunities to observe students and classrooms, design curriculum, practice effective classroom-management techniques, utilize contemporary teaching strategies and differentiate instruction to meet the needs of all learners. Candidates will be coached and supervised by a qualified, on-site cooperating practitioner and a faculty member of the elementary and early childhood department. Candidates are required to attend periodic seminars on educational topics relevant to the student teaching experience. A candidate must demonstrate their competencies for initial teaching licensure and complete all departmental requirements. May be taken for six or 12 credits. Dual licensure majors take ELED 492 for six credits. Offered annually. May be taken for graduate-level credit.