Teacher candidates will focus on how children learn, develop and gain knowledge to provide learning opportunities that support students’ intellectual, social and personal development. Teacher candidates will gain an understanding of individual and group motivation and behavior to create a learning environment that encourages positive social interaction, active engagement in learning, and self motivation.
WEBINAR CLASSES: This online course is taught in a live webinar format fall, spring and summer semester; students must be signed on during the times listed below. *Students who are new to the webinar format should call the Transition to Teaching Program Manager, Maria Griffin, at 801-957-5423 before the first evening of class. She will assist students in acclimating to the Adobe Connect and Canvas platforms.
BLOCK CLASSES: Block classes are lecture courses taught on the Miller Campus (9750 South 300 West; Sandy, Utah). Classes are full day, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, and students must be in attendance all six days to receive credit for the course. Suggestion: lunch is limited to 30 minutes so students should bring a sack lunch, or food can be purchased at the campus cafeteria.
Textbook:Classroom Management for Middle and High School Teachers, 9th Edition, Edmond T. Emmer and Carolyn M. Evertson ISBN 0-132689685 OR Classroom Management for Elementary Teachers, 9th Edition, Edmond T. Emmer and Carolyn M. Evertson ISBN 0-132693267.