ED 472A Student Teaching Seminar (Childhood) (2)
This weekly seminar brings Childhood student teachers together as a cohort, providing continuing growth and support for successful completion of the Student Teaching experience. Learning activities feature self-reflection, peer interactions, and responses to presentations by faculty and guest speakers. Discussion includes topics such as effective interaction with learners, families, and colleagues: literacy and multiculturalism: school law; professional responsibility with regard to child abuse/abduction; violence, fire and arson, and substance abuse prevention; promotion of health, nutrition, and safety: resume writing, portfolio preparation, and other aspects of presenting oneself professionally. Written follow-up assignments are an integral part of this course.