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Teacher Education- Credential Program

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CREDENTIAL PROGRAM

ED540f Teaching Strategies in the Secondary

School - Music (5)

Aprofessional education course dealing with strategies

for teaching music in the secondary school using

the guidelines set in the respective California State

Standards (Common Core) for K-12 public schools,

including working with English learners and students

with special needs.The course is constructed to meet

California Commission on Teacher Credentialing

program standards for preparation for teaching

music, including instruction in how to teach students

to sight sing, sight read, improvise, compose, and

arrange music; how to help students understand

the roles of musicians, composers, and general

instruments in diverse cultures and historical periods;

how to help students identify contributions of diverse

cultural, ethnic, and gender groups and well-known

musicians in the development of musical genres; how

to instruct students in voice, keyboard, woodwinds,

brass, strings, guitar, and percussion; and how to

use a variety of instrumental choral and ensemble

rehearsal techniques and employ an understanding of

developmental stages of learning in relation to music

instruction. At least ninety (90) hours, including those

in ED520, ED550, and ED560, of music classroom

observations and fieldwork required.

Prerequisites:

Admission to the Single Subject Credential Program.

Concurrent enrollment in all fieldwork semester courses.

ED540g Teaching Strategies in the Secondary

School - Physical Education (5)

A professional education course dealing with

strategies for teaching physical education in the

secondary school using the guidelines set in the

respective California State Standards (Common Core)

for K-12 public schools and the English Language

Development Standards. The course is constructed

to meet California Commission on Teacher

Credentialing program standards for preparation

for teaching physical education, including instruction

in how to balance the focus of education among

information, concepts, and skill development to

provide students with the foundation for developing

active and healthy lifestyles; and how to design a

curriculum accessible to all students that includes a

variety of fundamental movements, individual/dual/

team sports, dance, aquatics, outdoor/adventure

activities, combative, and fitness activities that meet

the developmental needs of all students, including

individuals with disabilities, lower-skilled individuals,

and higher performers. At least ninety (90) hours,

including those in ED520, ED550 and ED560,

of physical education classroom observations and

fieldwork required. (Course fee $30).

Prerequisites:

Admission to the Single Subject Credential Program.

Concurrent enrollment in all fieldwork semester courses.

ED540h Teaching Strategies in the Secondary

School - World Language (5)

A professional education course dealing with

strategies for teaching world language in the

secondary school using the guidelines set in the

respective California State Standards (Common Core)

for K-12 public schools, including working with

English learners and students with special needs. The

course is constructed to meet California Commission

on Teacher Credentialing program standards for

preparation for teaching world language, including

instruction in how to teach in a proficiency-oriented

programwith a commitment to teaching and learning

using the four language skills of listening, speaking,

reading, and writing. This enables their students to

demonstrate communicative ability in the target

language from level 1 to advanced, demonstrating

knowledge of the nature of language and of basic

linguistics, as well as a thorough understanding of

the structural rules and practical use of the target

language, including an in-depth knowledge and

understanding of the cultures and societies in which

the target language is spoken, with validation and

appreciation of the language and cultures of heritage

and native speakers. At least ninety (90) hours,

including those in ED520, ED550, and ED560, of

world language classroom observations and fieldwork

required.

Prerequisites: Admission to the Single Subject

Credential Program. Concurrent enrollment in all fieldwork

semester courses.

ED550 Teaching Strategies/English Learners

(2)

A professional education course that presents the

concepts, methods, and skills for teaching English

to speakers of other languages in regular classrooms.

Emphasis is on the principles of first and second

language acquisition, assessment of student learning,

and how to provide comprehensible input. Includes

the history and current practices of language teaching

and addresses cultural issues related to learning.

(Course fee $20.)

Prerequisite: Admission to the Teacher

Credential Program

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