T456 – Integrative Seminar: Classroom Management and Instructional Techniques in Diverse and Inclusive Settings I

2 Credit Hours

This course is the first part of a year long seminar designed
to accompany teacher candidates’ clinical experience and
student teaching. In this seminar, teacher candidates 1)
reflect on and further develop instructional techniques
across the curriculum in preparation for student teaching;
2) develop a philosophy for and skills in classroom management;
and 3) monitor emerging skills and understanding
of each of the IL Early Childhood content standards and
their expression in the Erikson’s practice competencies.
In this seminar, teacher candidates pay close attention to
the dynamics that shape group life and transform it into
a community that nurtures and includes all individuals,
with particular attention to the needs of English Language
Learners, bilingual children, and special needs children.

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