This course emphasizes the practice of methods and materials for teaching English Language Development (ELD) and Specially Designed Academic Instruction in English (SDAIE, or sheltered content) and requires that the candidate be in an ELD, bilingual or English Immersion classroom, in a school that is low performing or hard to staff.

The candidate will participate in 50 hours of direct instruction over a period of 3–4 weeks, including 3 half days of uninterrupted class instruction. A significant number of the students in the class should be English learners. The candidate will teach two ELD lessons and one content lesson using SDAIE strategies. A Saint Mary's College supervisor will observe a minimum of 3 times. This course is for candidates who have been employed in a private school or in a public school setting and wish to earn a Multiple Subject Preliminary Credential. This is a 3-unit course and field experience. Class meets weekly and is offered during the summer months.

This course and placement emphasizes the practice of methods and materials for teaching English Language Development (ELD) and Specially Designed Academic Instruction in English (SDAIE, or sheltered content) and requires that the candidate be in an ELD, bilingual or English Immersion classroom, in a school that is low performing or hard to staff. A signidficant number of the students in the class should be English learners. This course is for candidates who have been employed in a private school or in a public school setting and wish to earn a Multiple Subject Preliminary credential.

Prerequisites

The candidate must have completed all of the courses in the credential program with a passing grade and been enrolled in MSTE 330. (For employed candidates only)

Time requirements

The candidate will participate in 50 hours of direct instruction over a period of 3–4 weeks.

Observations

The candidate will teach two ELD lessons and one content lesson using SDAIE strategies.

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