ED 429 Senior Seminar - Elementary Education
This seminar is taken concurrently with the ED 421 Student Teaching for Elementary Education majors. The class examines issues raised through the student teaching experience, supports the construction of the professional portfolio required for Vermont teacher license, and bridges the transition from student teacher to professional practitioner. We address the themes of dignity and diversity, character and community, and knowledge and wisdom through topics such as student diversity, classroom management and culture, instructional strategies, assessment, collaborative inquiry, and sociology of public schools. We develop skills together to successfully enter the teaching profession and create a professional development trajectory.
Prerequisites: To be taken concurrently with ED 424.
Liberal Studies Curriculum: Experiential Learning