Introductory Practicum for Elementary Teachers

EDU5820 Introductory Practicum for Elementary Teachers (3)

This course provides students an introduction to public elementary school (K-8) teaching, with an emphasis on the impact of a changing society on the urban classroom experience. It also focuses on classroom management, requirements outlined in the California Standards for the Teaching Profession, Teacher Performance Expectations (TPEs), and the four Teacher Performance Assessment (TPA) tasks. A minimum of five (5) hours of core subjects observation in a classroom(s) with students from cultural, linguistic, ethnic, or socioeconomic backgrounds different from that of the teacher credential candidate are required. Special Consideration: Prerequisite for SB2042 Preliminary Multiple Subject Teaching Credential.