Complete field experience in model educational settings where Transitional Kindergarten children are served. You will work closely with a practicum instructor and school site coach to gain experience in professional learning communities, Transitional Kindergarten network meetings, and other collaborative activities at the school site and/or school district level. Upon conclusion of your practicum, you will know how to successfully plan, organize and deliver grade-level content based on the CCSS; have acquired a deeper knowledge and understanding of delivering effective instructional strategies to TK children; and better understand your role as a teacher in fostering and facilitating their development.
Bachelor's degree and passage of the CBEST Exam or a valid CA Teaching Credential is required.
EDUC X444.A - Transitional Kindergarten: Child Growth and Development
EDUC X444.B - Diversity and Responsive Teaching in a Transitional Kindergarten Classroom
EDUC X444.C - Home, School and Community Collaborations for Transitional Kindergarten Teachers
EDUC X444.D - Language, Literacy and Support for Preschool English Learners
EDUC X444.E - The Transitional Kindergarten Curriculum
EDUC X444.F - Intentional Teacher Engagement in a Transitional Kindergarten Classroom
EDUC X444.G Observation and Assessment in a Transitional Kindergarten Classroom