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Trimester 1 Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Warrnambool
|Unit chair:||J Moles|
Students must be enrolled in course E330
3 hours per week
Students will undertake 25 days of supervised teaching practice in a primary school.
You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.
This unit will provide students with opportunities to teach observe interactions between teachers and children during the primary school years. It will give students the opportunity to apply the child development theories in Child Development 2 and compare development across a wider age range than previously experienced In a supervised practicum, students will observe, assess and engage with children, teachers and will be able to critically analyse and reflect on the components of quality environments and programmes. Students will be able to make critical connections between theory and practice, and incorporate their understandings about the National Curriculum and the Graduate Standards for Teachers in the context of their own competencies. The unit will provide opportunities to manage the behaviour of children in school contexts and reflect on the differences between working with children under the age of five in child care and preschool.
Task 1: Reflective journal, 40%, 1600 words
Task 2: Planning for learning, 60%, 2400 words
Hurdle Requirement: Assessing the Professional experience
For students enrolled in School of Education courses, the professional experience component is assessed primarily by the class-based teacher who advises the Unit Chair. Satisfactory completion of the Professional Experience component is compulsory in order for the student to progress.
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