EDUC-490 Pedagogy and Classroom Environment

A course for seniors in the early childhood (preK-4) certificate program, which covers methods of early childhood teaching, including instructional planning, responsive classroom management, diversity in the classroom and professional ethics. The second half of the course is spent at the school site with the cooperating teacher to whom each senior is assigned for student teaching in the spring semester. Prerequisites: Senior standing in the elementary education major and admission to the teacher education program. 4 SH.