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Number:ED338
Name:Advanced Field Experience
Description:This junior level field experience provides students with an in-depth look at teaching and learning. During this three-credit semester course, students will work in elementary classrooms under the guidance of the classroom teacher one full day per week. Students are required to write a reflection paper each week applying theory learned in education courses to what has occurred in the classroom. These papers and other materials created during this time will become a part of his/her professional portfolio.
Credit(s):3
Offered (DAY schedule):Every fall semester
Instructor Permission Required:N
Pre-Requisite(s): ED128
ED129
ED222
ED224
ED232
minimum gpa of 2.5 or permission of instructor

Course Objectives

To apply educational theory and practice in an elementary classroom
"To create and implement lessons in children's literature, science, and special education.
To develop teacher competencies according to the Maine Performance-Based Initial Certification Standards
To assess one's knowledge and teaching skills and set goals.
"To understand that meeting all the Maine Standards for Initial Certification of Teachers requires study, work in schools, and reflection
To begin establishing a presence in the professional community
To continue developing a teaching portfolio

Books Previously Used in this Course

Term Year Title ISBN Author Edition Publisher
F 2012 SOMALIS IN MAINE: CROSSING CULTURAL CU 1-55643-926-1 HUISMAN KIMBER 2011 North Atlantic Books & Fr
F 2011 A Framework for Understanding Poverty Ruby Payne 4 aha Process
F 2011 BEING MENTORED: A GUIDE F 0-7619-4553-9 PORTNER, HA CORWIN
F 2011 FRAMEWORK FOR UNDERSTANDI 1-929229-48-8 PAYNE AHA PROC
F 2011 Somalis in Maine Huisman 1 Random House
F 2011 SOMALIS IN MAINE 9781556439261 HUISMAN
F 2010 BEING MENTORED: A GUIDE F 0-7619-4553-9 PORTNER, HA CORWIN
F 2009 BEING MENTORED: A GUIDE F 0-7619-4553-9 PORTNER, HAL NACSCORP
F 2008 Being Mentored: A Guide for Proteges 0761945539 Hal Portner Corwin Press
F 2008 BEING MENTORED: A GUIDE F 0-7619-4553-9 PORTNER, HAL NACSCORP
F 2005 NO TEXT LISTED
F 2003 Developing a Teaching Portfolio 0130830402 Bullock Merrill
Thomas College. Beyond Education.