COURSE: 55-501 Classroom Management with Elementary Field Experience I (50 field experience hrs.) (1)|
This course is designed to give candidates a broad overview of classroom management, including theories and applications for creating classroom environments that are conducive to learning in order to provide equitable learning outcomes for all students. Candidates will explore various aspects of classroom management including classroom structure and routines, working with individual differences of students, and strategies for effective student engagement. Candidates will complete a minimum of 50 hours of field experience in an elementary or middle school where they will have experience with managing a classroom. The cooperating teacher and university supervisor conduct performance assessments of the candidate during this experience. Prerequisite: Consent of M.A. Elementary Education Director.