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EDUC 1: Introduction to Teaching

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James Preston

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Transcript of EDUC 1: Introduction to Teaching

oWhy Teach and Outstanding Teachers
Chapter 1

The First Year
Chapter 14

Pathways to the Classroom and Job Options
Chapter 13 Unit 1: Journey to the Classroom •Key Topics and Reading
oChapter 2- What is a School and School Options
oChapter 11- School Governance and Finance
oChapter 12- School Reforms Unit 2: Schools Class Stuff Unit 3: Students oChapter 5- Curriculum
oChapter 6- Effective Teaching, Teaching Methods (Pedagogy)
oChapter 7- Teaching Using Technology Unit 4: Prime-Time Teachers The EDUC 1 Video Zone oChapter 3- Today’s Students, Multiple Intelligences
oChapter 4- Social Problems and Impact on Students, Learning Disabilities
oChapter 8- Ethics and Legal Issues for Teachers Sponsored by the school district or by the university (post-B.A.)
1-2 years providing you with classroom experience while taking your courses
Successful completion of an internship program leads to a Preliminary Multiple or Single Subject credential Credential Programs-
District or University Internship Need B.A. and CBEST (usually) to start post-baccalaureate program
Pedagogy (how we teach) courses
Initial student teaching
Final student teaching
Successful completion of a 5th year program leads to a Preliminary Multiple Subject or Single Subject credential Credential Programs-
5th Year- Traditional Over the next decade, California public schools will need to hire between 150,000-190,000 new teachers… retirement, growth, turnover
There are severe shortages in the areas of math, science, English, special education, and Career Technical Education (CTE)
The average salary for teachers in California is $43,935 and beginning salary of $34,000. Many local school districts start much higher than that! Remember that is for 185 days of work and you also get great health benfits!
Teacher fellow grants, tax credits, and Teacher loans/down payments are all available as an incentive to recruit new teachers Fun Facts about Teaching Pathways to Teaching Teach California
This website provides great information on how to become teacher
California Commission on Teacher Credentialing
All of the information you need to know to prepare for and obtain your teaching credential.
A website that promotes jobs and careers in education, a great database of job positions!
Teach for American
A national site that celebrates and educates about the teaching profession
http://www.teach.org/ Pathway to Teaching Resources RICA information
CSET implemented as a result of No Child Left Behind (NCLB) legislation that requires High Quality Teachers (HQT)
Needs to be completed to start “Final Student Teaching”
Based on California Content Standards
CSET: Single Subject
CSET: Multiple Subject
Reading, Language, Literature, Social Science
Science and Mathematics
P.E, Human Development, Arts
CSET Website CSET and RICA Fulfills Basic Skills requirement; however there are other measures (EAP)
3 sections- Reading (50), Math (50), Writing (2 essays)
4 hour test- offered 6 times a year; $41 fee.
Does not measure teaching ability- “a hurdle”
CBEST Web Site California Basic Educational Skills Test (CBEST) CSU, UC or private school
- Most B.A. degrees are approximately 120 units
-M.S = B.A. in Liberal Studies
- S.S = B.A. in specific subject area

Community College
- provides you with General Education (A.A.) and then you can transfer your 60 units

T.E.A.M. Teach at WHCL helps you through the Teacher Education pipeline from Rookie (interested in teaching) to the Major Leagues (having your own classroom). Bachelor’s Degree (B.A.) Multiple Subject (M.S.) credential allows you to teach k-8.
Single Subject (S.S.) credential allows you to teach 7-12 in a specific subject area.
Specialized credentials for reading, CTE, special education, etc. Teaching Credentials CBEST + 90 units=
90-day substitute waiver ($80-130/day)

CBEST + B.A. =
30-day emergency substitute credential (unlimited substitute teaching) California Basic Educational Skills Test (CBEST) Group #1- Assistive technology, inclusion, individualized education program (IEP), individualized family services plan (IFSP), least restrictive environment (LRE), mainstreaming, special education, Response to Intervention (RTI)

Group #2- acceleration, enrichment, choice theory, multiple intelligences, learning styles, socioeconomic status, STEM

Group #3- assimilation, bilingual education, cultural pluralism, culturally responsive teaching, limited English proficient (LEP), multicultural education, English Language Learners (ELLs), LGBT Ch 3: Vocab Chill’n’Chat 6-10% of children are Learning Disabled
Using sarcasm creates a victim
6 minutes they quit; 9 minutes they become invisible (look down = can’t see me)
Distractible (concentrate on everything) vs. No attention span (concentrate on nothing)
LD do not like surprises
Right answer = no reward; Wrong answer = sarcasm
Bribing and Blaming the victim do not work F.A.T. City Video Notes Not motivation but perception—cure = teacher with direct instruction (medicine works for a fever not a $5 bribe)
Comprehension has more to do with background than it does with vocabulary
Dysnomia = word finding problem in storage and retrieval system
Associative tasks (2 or more) vs Cognitive tasks (1 at a time)—Listening is a cognitive task for an LD kid
Kohlberg’s ideas on Fairness—kids develop morals based on what they see us do; morals do develop
Fairness is not everybody gets the same, but everyone gets what he/she needs F.A.T. City Video Notes Top 10 List for Prime-Time Teachers! TTYL.BFF!- Talk 2 u later best friend forever
ASAP- As Soon As Possible
CAHSEE- California High School Exit Exam
CBEST- California Basic Educational Skills Test
WHCL- West Hills College Lemoore
NCLB- No Child Left Behind!
IFSP- Individualized Family Services Plan N.T.A. CCTC- California Commission on Teacher Credentialing
BTSA- Beginning Teacher Support and Assessment
CSTP- California Standards for the Teaching Profession
ESL- English as a Second Language
LRE- Least Restrictive Environment N.T.A. API- Academic Performance Index
ADA- American with Disabilities Act
- Average Daily Attendance
ADHD/ADD- Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder
LEP- Limited English Proficient
ELL- English Language Learner
SST- Student Study Team N.T.A. N.T.A. (Name That Acronym) Open-ended questions
Why? Questions and follow up questions
Not-- “guess what I’m thinking”
Wait time = more participation #10- Effective Questioning #9- Learning Pyramid A.E.T. in reading or mathematics is strongly related to achievement in those areas. #7- Academic Engaged Time (A.E.T.) A range of tasks that a child cannot yet do alone but can accomplish when assisted by a more skilled partner.
The assistance is called scaffolding. #5- Vygotsky’s Zone of Proximal Development The students may behave in an expected manner in response to a teacher’s attitude. #4- Self-fulfilling prophecy IEP- Individualized Education Plan
GATE- Gifted and Talented Education
LOL- Laugh Out Loud 
LD- Learning Disabled (Learning Director)
RTI- Response to Intervention
ELD- English Language Development
CPS- Child Protective Services
STRS- State Teachers Retirement System N.T.A. “Withitness” (Dumb teacher game/cussing)
Smoothness (proximity, non-verbals- e.g.- “hairy eye ball”)
Momentum (pacing, attention span, transitions, overdwelling, fragmentation) #8- Kounin and Classroom Management Planning and Preparation
Yearly, monthly, weekly, daily
The Classroom Environment
Professional Responsibilities #2- Danielson’s Framework for Teaching Pedagogy = The art or science of teaching; methods or teaching techniques.

Curriculum = The stuff we teach (content). #1- Pedagogy & Curriculum Realness or genuineness
Valuing the learner
Empathetic understanding #6- Relationship between “Facilitator” and “Learner” (Rogers) Attitude that fosters learning and genuine human relationship
Subject matter knowledge.
Theoretical knowledge about learning and behavior.
Personal practical knowledge
Repertoire of teaching skills
Technology… #3- 5 Areas of Competence Key Terms for Unit 4!
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