Ed Practices II
Educational Practices II reviews and builds upon the basic concepts learned in Educational Practices I. Students will increase their understanding of the requirements of the teaching profession through observations and study of best practices in multiple settings. Observation analysis will be focused around the elements of effective instruction – planning and preparation, the learning environment, instructional strategies, and teacher/trainer professional responsibilities.

Course Units:

  • Unit 1: Professional Responsibilities
  • Unit 2 Observation, Planning and Preparing
  • Unit 3 Observation and Learning Environment
  • Unit 4: Observation and Instruction
  • Unit 5: Factors Affecting Education
  • Unit 6: Ethics in Education
  • Unit 7: Advocating for Students and schools
  • Unit 8: Assessment and Reflective Practice

Notable Guests and Experiences:

  • District Lawyer *Ethics in Education, Policy and Practice
  • Director of Special Education with Special Education Panel *Factors Affecting Education
  • Observation of Early Childhood-High School teachers in multiple buildings (All feeder schools) on block days (1 day a week)
  • Assisting at Feeder schools at Holiday Celebrations and with special events by request
  • Ed Tech Week- Develop a Technical lesson and teach
  • Career Portfolio- Resume, Cover Letter, Classroom Management Plan, Philosophy of Ed 
  • Educational Movie Inspiration: Lean on Me, Waiting for Superman, Race to Nowhere