Metropolitan State University

EDU 490 : Student Teaching in the Urban Primary Grades 1-3

A. Course Description
Credits:
Lab Hours/ Weeks: Corequisites: None
Lecture Hours/ Week :  
MnTC Goals: None
 
Supervised student teaching with children in urban primary grades (1-3) classrooms for required for teacher candidates seeking early childhood licensure (Birth-Grade 3). Placement is for a minimum of three full-time weeks (2 credits) in combination with other student teaching placements to a maximum of fifteen full-time weeks (9 credits) in a single placement depending on the teacher candidate's Individualized Student Teaching Plan that is developed with and approved by the teacher candidate's advisor and the Field Experience Coordinator. Weekly reflections, periodic seminars with other student teachers, and the development of a standards-based portfolio are also required.
B. Course Effective Dates: 01/09/2006 - 12/16/2006 12/17/2006 - Present
C. Outline of Major Content Areas:
See Course Description for major content areas.
D. Learning Outcomes (General)
  1. Student Teaching as required by Minnesota Board of Teaching.
E. Learning Outcomes (MN Transfer Curriculum)
This contains no goal areas.
G. Special Information
Note: Application and approval required to student teach. Placements are made by arrangement with UTP Field Experience Coordinator in urban classrooms and are typically Monday through Friday during the school day. A total of 15 weeks (9 credits) is required for completion of the ECE licensure programs.
Community Engagement