Grades 3-6 Practicum Seminar

Grades 3-6 Practicum Seminar
Prepare for and reflect on the 3-6 practicum experience.
 Hours1.0 Credit, 1.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesEL ED 332; concurrent with El Ed 442; FBI fingerprint and background clearance.
 TaughtFall, Winter
 ProgramsContaining EL ED 440
Course Outcomes

El Ed 440 Course Outcome

Throughout this course, the students will:

  • discuss and make connections between the theoretical knowledge from foundational courses in the elementary education program to the experiences they will have during their 3-6 practicum.
  • self-evaluate their professional dispositions about teaching and learning.
  • be expected to identify and practice professional attitudes about teaching and learning.
  • identify contextual factors that impact teaching and learning.
  • identify best teaching strategies and practices, focusing on 3-6 classrooms.
  • increase planning skills.
  • revisit and update their classroom management plan.
  • identify and practice those foundational principles associated with the BYU/Public School Partnership and the McKay School of Education, including the Utah Effective Teaching Standards and the Partnership Vision and Commitments.