Research-Based Learning Modules

Session (duration)

Total Hours

Field Time

NJPST

Elementary Education

K-12

Certification Coursework

Module

Assessments

Module

Assessments

Special Education Topics

ESL Topics

Bilingual Topics

Prior to Program Entry

 


1

Elem: 60 semester hours: Liberal Arts & Sciences

PRAXIS II
Trans. Eval. Wtg. Assess

K-12: 30 semester hours content: math or science

PRAXIS II
Trans. Eval. essay

Winter 1
1/8/2010-1/10/2010

24

 

4

8,10,11

(1) Tomich, DeSapio, Rankin & Rodger-Sachs
Professionalism, UbD, Inquiry,
Orientation to the program

Philosophy of teaching; Disposition

(1) Tomich& DeSapio, Rankin & Rodger Sachs
Professionalism, UbD, Inquiry,
Orientation to the program

Philosophy of teaching; Disposition


Spring 1
1/30/10-3/13/10

50

 

13

2,3,7,9

(2) Jacqueline McConnell
Knowing Your Learners (Psych, SPED, ESL, Culture, Ethnicity, Gender, Sexuality)

TWS: Contextual Factors

(2) Jacqueline McConnell
Knowing Your Learners (Psych, SPED, ESL, Culture, Ethnicity, Gender, Sexuality)

TWS: Contextual Factors

Special Education: Instructional Environments; Assessment

ESL: Multicultural Environments; Structure of American English;

Bilingual: Multicultural Environments ; The Bilingual Child in Society

3/29/10-5/7/10

45

13

1,4,5

(3a) Julie Rosenthal
Literacy K-5

Unit Plan

(3b) Salika Lawrence
Reading and Writing Across Curriculum

Unit Plan

Summer 1
6/1/10-7/12/10

45


1,4,5

(4a)
Mathematics Assessment/Methods/Teaching Strategies/Technology (UbD, Assessments, TWS)

Unit Plan

(4b)
Discipline-Specific Assessment/
Methods Teaching Strategies/
Technology (UbD, Assessments, TWS)

Unit Plan

Special Education: Managing Challenging Behaviors; Instructional Strategies

ESL: ESL Methods; Linguistics and language Acquisition

Bilingual;  Bilingual Methods; Linguistics and language Acquisition;

7/13/10-8/2/10

50


3,6,7

(5)
Differentiating Instruction (SPED, SIOP, IEPs, universal design for learning, Autism)

Mini Case Study

(5)
Differentiating Instruction (SPED, SIOP, IEPs, universal design for learning, Autism)

Mini Case Study

Summer II
8/30/10-9/3/10, 9/11/10

25


4,5,6,7,10

(6)
Intro to Teaching and Planning (Boot Camp/New Teacher Induction!)

PIP; Philosophy of teaching

(6)
 Intro to Teaching and Planning (Boot Camp/New Teacher Induction!)

PIP; Philosophy of teaching


Fall 1
9/18/10-10/30/10

25


1,4,5

(7a)
Science and Social Studies (and Health, Art) Assessment/
Methods/Teaching Strategies/Technology

RTOP (pilot)
TWS
Univ. Field Assessments; Dispositions

(7b)
Discipline-Specific Assessment/Methods/Teaching Strategies/
Technology

RTOP (pilot)
TWS
Univ. Field Assessments

Special Education: Assessment; Differentiating Instruction

ESL: Assessment; Differentiating Instruction

Bilingual: Assessment Differentiating Instruction;

11/1/10-12/10/10

25


3,6,8,9

(8) Djanna Hill
Culturally Responsive Teaching (Community, Classroom)

(8) Djanna Hill
Culturally Responsive Teaching (Community, Classroom)

Spring 2
1/8/11-1/22/11

25


6,7,8,9

(9)  
Creating a Community of Learners

RTOP (pilot)
TWS
Univ. Field Assessments/
Action
research/Dispositions

(9)
Creating a Community of Learners

RTOP (pilot)
TWS
Univ. Field Assessments/
Action research/Dispositions

Special Education: Collaboration with Home and School

ESL: Collaboration with Home and School

Bilingual: Collaboration with Home and School

Totals

314 hours

30 hours