ERIC Number: ED235120
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Handbook for Pre-Student Teaching Clinical Experiences. Elementary.
Alessia, Mary; Owens, Kathleen
This handbook offers guidelines for the university supervisor, methods instructor, and cooperating teacher in providing a productive clinical experience for elementary school education majors at Lewis University (Illinois). Procedures and responsibilities of each of the triad's members are outlined. General guidelines are presented on elements that pertain to all clinical experiences, such as classroom observation; planning and teaching; curriculum guides, textbooks, and supplementary materials; evaluation; classroom management; and identification of exceptional children. Specific guidelines are provided for the methods courses education majors will be taking in conjunction with the clinical experience. Recommendations are made for classroom activities which will reinforce theoretical knowledge learned in the methods courses; these courses are: (1) teaching and clinical experience; (2) pre-student teaching clinical experience; (3) teaching and clinical experience in middle school/social studies; (4) reading in the elementary school; (5) teaching mathematics and science; (6) teaching language arts; and (7) principles of reading assessment and methods for instruction. Evaluation forms for use by all participants are included. (JD)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students
Authoring Institution: Lewis Univ., Romeoville, IL. Dept. of Education.