ERIC Number: ED264024
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
Student Teacher Manual.
Written in outline form to provide basic information to student teachers about the University of Utah's Child and Family Development Center preschool program, this manual describes a model preschool program based on creative thinking skills. Included are: a description of the program's creative philosophy which also contains a list of blocks to creativity; requirements for student teachers and curriculum; a list of components of creativity; categories of creative talent; suggestions for lesson plans; suggested materials for creative activities in the preschool; tips for excursions; guidelines for conducting home visits and involving parents; basic guidance techniques; a list of limits for children; a statement of preschool policy for student teachers; an outline of safety procedures, and suggestions for avoiding common problems in student teaching. Appended are a teacher competency rating form; a statement of policy on group composition and scheduling; a child and family background information form; a creativity form for children; a parent involvement survey form; a field trip permission form, an accident report form, a statement of policy regulating visitors wishing to observe the program; observation authorization forms; research policy information for parents; and a contract establishing the responsibilities of teachers, parents, and researchers involved in the preschool program. (RH)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Utah Univ., Salt Lake City. Dept. of Family and Consumer Studies.