This comprehensive text presents up-to-date research and how tos for those enrolled in an early childhood student teaching practicum course. It clearly explains a student teacheras professional duties and responsibilities, the mechanics of hands-on teaching under the guidance of a cooperating teacher, and studentsa interactions with their college course supervisor(s). Chapters are designed to encourage contemplative and reflective thought as students develop an understanding of professionally accepted practice, ethics, classroom management, and individualized and group program planning and instruction. Communication skills that typify effective team teaching and reduce common classroom problems during student teaching are described and detailed. Current practices related to special-needs children and infant-toddler classroom placement are addressed, as is the development of school-home partnerships that enhance childrenas life-long learning and educational success. Throughout, case studies and examples illustrate real-life situations and children that other student teachers have encountered. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.California First Five Initiative, 247, 281 California Preschool Learning Foundations, curriculum standards and practices, ... 207a208 activity resources, instructional planning and, 86 Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) standard, 253 advocacy asanbsp;...
|Title||:||Student Teaching: Early Childhood Practicum Guide|
|Author||:||Jeanne Machado, Helen Botnarescue|
|Publisher||:||Cengage Learning - 2010-01-04|