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Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

EDU 215 - Primary Grade Lab and Seminar

This course will provide an orientation to various aspects of teaching in K-4 schools. Topics will include observation and use of assessment strategies and tools, planning developmentally and culturally appropriate curriculum, planning, effective instruction, classroom management strategies, discipline, and creating a responsive and engaging classroom environment the structure of the school. Field experiences will be related to course topics. Students will complete 60 hours of observation in the field. NOTE: Students must possess all background clearances including FBI Fingerprint, Pa Criminal, and Pa Child Abuse. In addition, students must have a certificate of completion for the Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse: Mandated and Permissive Reporting in Pennsylvania Online Training. Schools will require clearances prior to be the field placement. Additional fees are required.
Credit Hours: 4
Lecture Hours: 4

Course Prerequisites: ENG 100 with a grade C or better and (EDU 110 or ECE 130)