Objectives of the Student Teaching Experience

Upon completion of the student teaching program, the student teacher should be able to:

  • develop high levels of teaching competence through guided teaching experience.
  • design instruction and assessment to promote student learning.
  • create and implement effective lesson plans to meet the individual needs of diverse learners.
  • develop competence in creating and using instructional materials and techniques.
  • utilize technology for instruction and communication.
  • create an effective classroom management plan.
  • create a positive, productive classroom environment.
  • engage in self-evaluation and professional goal setting.
  • establish professional relationships with fellow teachers, students, administrators, and parents.
  • fulfill professional roles and responsibilities.