- Gain professional insights and practical teaching experience through observation, planning, and practice under the guidance of an experienced teacher.
- Gain deeper insights into the professional responsibilities of a classroom teacher (instruction, classroom management, record keeping, building procedures, student evaluation, planning, organization, parent communication, following curriculum guidelines, etc.).
- Gain experience in planning and implementing lessons using a variety of teaching strategies and methods, which must be differentiated to meet the individual needs of children in the classroom.
- Gain experience working with colleagues in the school setting, accomplishing activities under the direction of the cooperating teacher.
Back to top