Theme 1: Experiencing Learning
Students will identify learning needs and styles as well as gain an understanding of growth and development as it relates to diversity.
Theme 2: Experiencing the Profession
Students will learn the history and trends of education as well as the structure and governance of schooling, especially special education. Students will be able to describe the proper steps to teacher certification in their state.
Theme 3: Experiencing the Classroom
Students will observe teachers and prepare lessons after identifying effective teaching practices. Students will apply their instruction during an internship where they will teach in a classroom.
Theme 4: Experiencing Education
Students describe, analyze, and reflect on their field experience. Students will also evaluate the positive and negative aspects of the teaching profession and will develop their personal philosophy of education.