Applies the skills learned in previous program courses in a school setting while under the supervision of a Department of Public Instruction certified teacher. Supports learners and while demonstrating professionalism. Learners apply job search skills.
Explores various genres of children’s and young adult literature. Learners examine techniques used to support learners in reading and writing and strategies for assessing learners in the process. Examines techniques to support learners with reading and writing across the curriculum.
Analyzes current content in social studies education as recommended by the National Council for the Social Studies and design learning opportunities for the five components of social studies: Geography. History. Culture and Society. Civics and Government, and Economics. Students explore factors that influence social studies instruction.
Identify research-based interventions for learners in categories defined by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Students interpret Individualized Educational Programs and examine special education related services available for learners. Students collect data to document student behavior and academic performance and recommend program adaptations and accommodations for students with disabilities while applying the concepts of least restrictive environment and inclusion.
Learn techniques to support reading development for all learners and techniques to promote phonological awareness, phonemic awareness, and phonics. Learners also learn strategies to promote word analysis, vocabulary, and reading fluency skills.
Provides an overview of physical, motor, perceptual, cognitive, social/emotional and growth and development birth through adolescence. Analyzes social, parental, cultural, brain, and economic influences on development.
Examines a historical overview of special education and special education law including special education disability categories as defined by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Students explore state and federal qualification special education criteria and societal responses to students with disabilities. Learners examine the impact of a student with disabilities on family dynamics and the role school personnel play in supporting students with disabilities.
Evaluates models of behavior management, analyze social emotional learning, and explain the importance of proactive management techniques. In addition, students analyze behavior and analyze the influence of Adverse Childhood Experiences on behavior in order to focus on developing skills to assist in empowering children to take an active role in self-control and classroom management