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EDU 456 Elementary ESL Practicum

This practicum is designed to give students in this course the opportunity to document and reflect upon at least 25 hours of field experience working with ELL students in an urban K and/or elementary school. Students in this course will have the opportunity to thoughtfully apply knowledge, theories and skills in learned in coursework.


Special information

Note: Field experience required. EDU 456 is offered concurrently with EDU 656.
1 Undergraduate credit

Effective May 9, 2011 to August 17, 2024

Learning outcomes


  • Demonstrate the ability to plan, implement and assess instruction and learning.
  • Design well-developed lesson plans.
  • Positively affect the learning and achievement of urban K and/or elementary ELL students.
  • Document at least 25 hours of active involvement with urban K and/or elementary ELL students.
  • Maintain a reflective journal about all practicum experiences.
  • Develop an electronic portfolio throughout the practicum experience.
  • Demonstrate professional work habits as an ESL teacher; and Articulate professional development based on experiences through a final reflection paper.