ER 4400 - K-3 Student Teaching in an Inclusive Classroom
Credits: 12
The culminating field-experience leading to early childhood teacher certification N-3, this full-time (5 days per week) clinical experience requires candidates to teach in an inclusive kindergarten, first, second or third grade classroom in a public school setting. With mentoring and supervision from a cooperating teacher and university supervisor, candidates are expected to function in a professional capacity by gradually assuming a full range of teaching responsibilities. They are to demonstrate competencies (i.e., knowledge, skills and dispositions) learned and developed throughout their program of study. Student teachers are placed in a school setting with diverse learners. They should be prepared to live near or drive to these settings during their student teaching semester. Letter graded for students following pre-2008-09 Catalogs. Springs. Prerequisite(s): minimum 2.70 cumulative GPA; completion of all program requirements for certification at the beginning of the student teaching semester; permission of the Coordinator of Teacher Certification and Clinical Experiences. Corequisite(s): ER 4500.

*All course information is from the 2013-2014 Catalog.