Secondary Spanish Student Teaching

Secondary Spanish Student Teaching
Capstone, field-based, semester-long experience in teaching secondary students; demonstrating proficiency in all program standards. Seminar required.
 Hours12.0 Credit, 0.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesCompletion of all course work or departmental approval; requires a major GPA of 2.85; at least a C- in Span 377, 378, and 380.
 TaughtFall, Winter
 ProgramsContaining SPAN 476
Course Outcomes

Integrate learning into teaching

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

Improve language, culture, and teaching skills

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

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

Engage in professional development and reflection

Participate professionally in the school community, in professional organizations and 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

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 and special needs