Sep 30, 2022  
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EDU 344 - Classroom Management in Elementary Schools

4 Credit(s)
Through exploration of positive discipline practices, students gain understanding of the principal tenets of guidance and classroom management, with a major focus on prevention of behavioral problems and development of democratic social skills. Prevention strategies include environmental engineering, rapport building, active engagement, high expectations, and development of self-efficacy. Students develop professional skills in using strategies for mitigation of mild to moderate behavior problems that do arise, including skills in using conflict resolution, class meetings, contracts, and group contingencies. Assessment includes exams and demonstration of professional skills, knowledge, and behaviors. The course is designed for the final semester prior to student teaching $5 Course Fee.

Prerequisite(s): Admission to TEP, and at least 2 of the following: EDU 397A , EDU 397S , or EDU 397L .
(fall/spring/summer)



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