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2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog 
2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDU 4590 - Linguistically Diverse Student Teaching and Seminar

6(1 + 214)

Prerequisite: Successful completion of all requirements of the major, minor, linguistically diverse endorsement, teacher licensure program, and general studies

Satisfaction of all student teaching application requirements by the required deadline. Passage of the Linguistically Diverse PLACE test. Corequisite: In addition to taking EDU 4590 students must complete eight weeks of student teaching (EDU 4190, EDS 4290, or ECE 4390) in an elementary, secondary, or early childhood classroom working with a cooperating teacher in their initial licensure area. This course is a supervised, full-time, eight-week student-teaching experience in an accredited public or private school’s linguistically diverse program. The experience provides increasing responsibility for the teaching, supervising, and directing of an identified group of English language learners, K-12. Teacher candidates must attend 10 hours of seminar conducted by college supervisors of student teaching. For this course, teacher candidates work with a linguistically diverse teacher and demonstrate proficiency in all phases of linguistically diverse classroom instruction. Teacher candidates are required to complete components of the teacher work sample and demonstrate proficiency in Performance Based Standards for Colorado Teachers as well as Colorado Linguistically Diverse Endorsement Standards. Proficiency required for recommendation for linguistically diverse endorsement includes ability to impact English language learners’ academic success and to develop their English language proficiency.

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