Maalot Educational Network | Evaluated Learning Experience
Practicum in Judaic Studies Education (COP399)
Varies (generally 400 classroom hours, 94 instructor contact hours).
April 2016 - Present.
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: create an environment of respect and rapport by interacting in a positive way with students particularly when teaching Judaic Studies curriculum; use various techniques to manage student behavior; engage students using different learning modalities; encourage accountability and independence; use data- driven instruction and objective types of assessment; and use professionally developed and academically sound standards for Judaic Studies instruction such as the Zekelman standards of Judaic Studies instruction.
Topics covered, but not limited to include: building personal relationships with students, lesson planning, differentiated instruction: learning style theories, students of differing abilities, evaluation and assessment: varieties of assessment (e.g. formative, summative etc.); assessment rubrics; providing effective feedback, data-driven decision making- collecting, evaluating and applying collected data to make curricular decisions, grouping, seating and differentiated instruction decisions and more, classroom management, activating students’ critical thinking, and active participation in the classroom.
In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 6 semester hours in Education or Special Education (4/16).