This course emphasizes the practice of methods and materials for teaching English learners and requires that the candidate be in an ELD 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 consecutive days of planning and instruction in collaboration with the master teacher. The candidate will teach two ELD lessons and one "Sheltered" (SDAIE) content lesson. A Saint Mary's College Supervisor will visit 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.
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)