TED631A Internship Seminar I

Course Description

This two-month seminar is taken concurrently with TED 628A Internship Clinical Practice and provides interns with opportunities to integrate and reflect on knowledge, skills, abilities, and dispositions acquired during their clinical practice experiences. Candidates focus on providing safe and engaging learning environments for K12 students through differentiated instruction and purposeful assessment.

Learning Outcomes

  • Analyze effective differentiation by level of readiness, interest and/or learning profile for specific groups of students and reflect on its significance for student learning as per CA-Common Core Standards (CCCS).
  • Examine the influences of learner evidence in driving the differentiation of instruction and assessment approaches and/or measures for development of digital age fluencies.
  • Analyze the effectiveness of assessment strategies and adaptations/modifications, assessment measures, and student-learning evidence for identified standards based outcomes and related instructional activities.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of classroom management strategies used in candidate's own K12 classroom by reflecting upon class and individual management challenges; identifying common and critical events resulting in management difficulties; developing of data-driven decision making for a sustained and optimal learning environment; and understanding and interpreting influences of community, school, and classroom cultures on student learning and classroom learning environment.