EDSP4065SPECIAL ED STUDENT TEACHING AND SEMINAR (PK-6)
Credits (Min/Max): 6/6
The Special Education Student Teaching Course is designed to allow teacher candidates an opportunity to apply skills learned in professional practice, human development, learning environments, instructional strategies, instructional planning, diversity, adaptations and accommodations, collaboration, behavior management, and assessment in a PreK-6th grade special education placement. Under the supervision of a school district cooperating teacher(s) and a La Roche University supervisor, the teacher candidate will design, implement and evaluate lessons that appropriately address the IEP goals and meet the PA Academic Standards and Assessment Anchors. Student teachers will demonstrate skills that include, but are not be limited to: differentiated instruction, universal design, collaborative teaching, transition planning and research based data driven instruction to meet the needs of all students.
MLED2000ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS IN THEMULTICULTURAL CLASSROOM
Credits (Min/Max): 3/3
This course introduces the most important principles and practices for teachers of children with home languages other than English. Students examine the implications of cultural and linguistic variation for English Language learners. We focus on how educators work in the classroom, the school, and the community to support these learners' language development and academic learning.