Center for Academic and Religious Excellence (C.A.R.E.) | Evaluated Learning Experience
EDU 303 The Art of Teaching
Center for Academic and Religious Excellence (CARE), Brooklyn, NY
Proficiency examination program administered at the CARE testing center or authorized proctor sites.
September 2016 - Present.
The student will be able to demonstrate proficiency as follows: Describe the attributes of an effective teacher; identify and describe a wide range of ways in which students differ; discuss growing population diversity and the changing nature of childhood and youth; explain what language is and delineate its various components; define metacognition and discuss facilitating student use of metacognitive strategies; discuss strategies to help disorganized students become organized; discuss how to use reinforcement and rewards to help students improve self-esteem.
In order to prepare for this exam, the students will cover the following topics: What makes an effective teacher? Helping students develop organization skills; setting your students up for success; language in the classroom; using questions effectively; metacognition-teaching students to think; effective discipline; using encouragement effectively.
In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 6 semester hours in Early Childhood Education, Education, Elementary Education, or Special Education (9/16).