Secondary Student Teaching

Secondary Student Teaching
Capstone, field-based, semester-long, full-time experience in teaching secondary students; demonstrating proficiency in all program standards. Seminar required.
 Hours12.0 Credit, Arr Lecture, Arr Lab
 TaughtFall, Winter
 ProgramsContaining GERM 476
Course Outcomes

Improve language, culture, and teaching skills

Improve your German language proficiency, your cultural understanding, and your ability to help students see patterns in the language.

Integrate learning into teaching

Critically integrate professional readings, coursework, and teaching experiences into a repertoire of options for professional thought and action

Create appropriate learning experiences

Craft standards-based, developmentally and contextually appropriate, meaningful learning experiences in Spanish that support the growth of students’ language proficiency

Engage students in culture learning

Contextualize language learning experiences in cultural products, practices, and perspectives and use various techniques for engaging students in critical thinking and problem-solving regarding culture

Utilize communicative techniques and technologies

Utilize a variety of communication techniques and emerging technologies to foster active inquiry and collaboration in the classroom, to develop language proficiency and cultural competence, to foster students’ intrinsic motivation, and to support your own professional productivity and growth

Assess student learning

Develop and adapt a variety of traditional and alternative assessments (including performance-based assessments, portfolios, projects, and self-assessments) to inform instruction, to evaluate students' proficiency across all three modes of communication, to provide feedback that will improve student performance, and to report student progress

Adapt instruction for diverse learners

Adapt learning experiences appropriately to better meet the needs of culturally diverse learners, including students with a variety of learning styles andspecial needs

Engage in professional development and reflection

Participate professionallyin the school community, in professional organizationsand professional development activities, and engage in professional dialogue and reflection with colleagues and community agencies to support students, improve your teaching, and strengthen your program