EDE 469 - Student Teaching in the Elementary School.
(Formerly EDU 349).
EDE 300 , EDE 302 , EDE 360 , EDM 341 , EDR 343 EDR 344 , all six with grades of C (2.0) or better; concurrent election of EDE 499 . Open only to students with 110 or more credits, who are within 8 credits of completing their major and within 8 credits of completing their minor prior to student teaching, and who have been formally admitted to a teacher certification program and completed an application to student teach. (At the time of application, students must have passed the State of Michigan basic skills tests and have grade point averages of at least 2.75 overall, in education courses, and in the major and minor subject areas to be eligible to student teach.) Application procedures include an online application and a mandatory orientation meeting. The application period is in December for Fall student teaching, and in late April/early May for Winter student teaching. Missing the deadline will result in waiting until the next application period. The application site is posted to the Education Department’s website and on the Department’s bulletin board. The mandatory orientation is held in August for Fall student teaching, and in December for Winter student teaching. Dates and times are listed in the student’s eligibility letter and posted on the application site and to the Student Teaching organization in Blackboard. It is strongly urged that students elect only 12 credits while student teaching. (3-10) CAP.
Full-time teaching internship in a classroom for 14 weeks under the joint supervision of University and school personnel. Designed to develop the special knowledge and skills required of teachers through supervised full-time participation in classroom work. Weekly seminar provides opportunity for discussion and evaluation of the student teaching experience. Additional clinical experiences and independent study may be required on an individual basis where deemed necessary by University and school personnel. Students should keep other course elections to a minimum during the semester of student teaching. Graded Pass/Fail/Y.
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