Student Teaching - Special Education | Prescott College

Student Teaching - Special Education

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The student teaching/practicum course is the final capstone field experience allowing the student to practice the application of theoretical knowledge as well as demonstrating mastery in planning, instruction for diverse students,assessment, classroom management, and professional proficiency. Throughout the student teaching/practicum

assignment, the student is expected to respond to critical feedback and participate in every facet of classroom teaching from daily instruction to duties assigned outside of the classroom, extra-curricular commitments, parent-teacher conferences, and any other additional responsibilities typically conducted by the Supervision Practitioner within the specific teaching environment.

If in Early Childhood Education, Early Childhood Special Education only - The early childhood practicum must include a minimum of 4 semester credits in a supervised field experience, practicum, internship, or student teaching setting serving children birth through prekindergarten and a minimum of 4 semester credits in a supervised student teaching setting serving children kindergarten through grade three/age eight. This is the first of the two required practicum courses for Early Childhood Education students. Please Note: Six weeks (180 Practicum hours) is required in each of the two Practicum experiences for a total of 360 hours. This course requires prior approval from core faculty/student teaching coordinator prior to enrollment.