The candidate is in a self-contained English Language Immersion classroom for 14 weeks, 4 full days a week.

We expect candidates to observe and practice instruction in English as a Second Language/English Language Development (ESL/ELD) and several Specially Designed Academic Instruction in English (SDAIE or “Sheltered” content) lessons in this placement. Candidates take-over the class for 2 weeks, or 10 consecutive days. The candidate teaches lessons sequentially in each content area before the take-over. The master teacher, candidate and college supervisor determine other responsibilities. The college supervisor observes a minimum of 6 times during the semester. This is a 3-unit field experience.

Prerequisites

The candidate must have completed the following courses with a passing grade:

MSTE 212 Learning and Development in a Multicultural Society
MSTE 253 Reading and Language Arts I
MSTE 310 Supervised Teaching I
MSTE 311 Introduction to Field Experience
MSTE 316 Seminar I: Foundations of Education for All Learners
MSTE 345 Curriculum and Instruction: Social Studies
MSTE 350A & B Mathematics
MSTE 240 PACT Practicum

Time requirements

The candidate is in a self-contained or CORE classroom for 14 weeks, 4 days a week.  The candidate is required to be in the classroom the legal hours of the master teacher.

Observations

The candidate teaches lessons sequentially in each content area and completes assignments for their curriculum courses. The candidate completes 10 full days of planning and instruction in collaboration with the master teacher. The college supervisor observes a minimum of 6 times during the semester.

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Saint Mary's College of California
1928 Saint Mary's Road
Moraga, CA 94575
(925) 631-4000
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