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513246EDUC 9001 Foundations of Education I – Understanding of the physical, social, emotional, (speech and language,) and intellectual development of children and the ability to use this understanding. Know the principle developmental needs of students and proactive application of learning theory in practice.
513247EDUC 9002STCSLinguistics/Sec Lang Acq – Understanding of the principles of learning; the application of skills in discipline-specific methodology; communication processes; selection and use of materials, including media and computers; and selection, development and use of appropriate curricula.
513251 EDUC 9003STCSDeveloping Literacy – Understanding of comprehension skills in all content areas, including a repertoire of questioning strategies, summarizing and retelling skills, and strategies in literal, interpretive, critical, and evaluate comprehension. Understanding the relationship of effective reading and writing skills, in guiding learning experiences.
513254EDUC 9004STCSTeach/Learn ESL Methods – Understanding of discipline-specific methodology; and evaluations of pupil performance; and the relationships among assessment, instruction, and monitoring students’ progress to include student performance measures in grading practices; the ability to construct and interpret valid assessments using a variety of formats.
513255EDUC 9005STCSStructuring Classroom Management Environment – Understanding and application of techniques/classroom community building, interventions that promote emotional well-being and teach and maintain behavioral conduct and skills consistent with norms of the environment in guiding learning experiences (and relating meaningfully to students).
547735EDUC 9009Field Placement – Students will be required to participate in a 40-hour field placement during Level I. This field placement is designed to allow students to become as involved as possible in the day-to-day activities in the school. Students may choose to extend their field placement beyond the 40-hour minimum if approved. The field placement schedule is agreed upon and approved by the student, cooperating teacher, regional advisor, and the school administration and may be flexible.
547736EDUC 9010Saturday Sessions – Level I also requires six (6) scheduled “face-to-face” sessions using the VCCS compressed video network. Potential compressed video sites available for students to attend the six required sessions are determined by the applicant pool each semester and are held at community colleges with regional advisors.