Course Description

This course provides additional synchronous and asynchronous support and mentoring for interns specific to their classroom teaching experiences and needs. The course emphasizes the Teaching Performance Expectations (TPEs) for Education Specialists. During the three-month seminar, candidates submit evidence of their knowledge and skills in each TPE area as part of a portfolio requirement completed and approved by the instructor.

Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrate the knowledge and skills described within Domain A: Making Subject Matter Comprehensible to Students to include: TPE 1. Subject-specific Pedagogical Skills for Education Specialist Teaching Credential
  • demonstrate the knowledge and skills described within Domain D: Planning Instruction and Designing Learning Experiences for Students to include TPE 8. Learning About Students and TPE 9. Instructional Planning
  • demonstrate the knowledge and skills described within Domain F: Developing as a Professional Educator to include TPE 12. Professional, Legal, and Ethical Obligations and TPE 13. Professional Growth.

Prerequisites

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