ED 610 Teacher Education Institute (1)
This course orients teacher education students to the process of becoming community teachers. It is grounded in the belief that teaching is a vocation that calls for service to the community and leadership in the profession. Teacher candidates will work collaboratively in a professional community of practice with the purpose of serving K-12 students and their families. Candidates will have opportunities to examine their beliefs about teaching and to become reflective practitioners capable of developing and implementing innovative pedagogy that incorporates the democratic ideals of public education.