Catalogue 2021 - 2022

ED 410 Secondary Practicum Seminar


3 cr.


Secondary Education Majors only, ED 120, and ED 275, or permission of instructor

Course Description

This is a weekly seminar for students completing the secondary teaching practicum (ED 409). As a result of this course, students demonstrate ability to analyze and refine teaching strategies, design curriculum grounded in MA Curriculum Frameworks, classroom management effectiveness, and use of assessment data for making curriculum decisions. Professional issues and preparation for job search are also explored in this course. Students demonstrate above skills and stance as a reflective practitioner, through weekly classroom participation, guided written reflections, and completion of a professional portfolio.

ED 410 must be taken concurrently with ED 409.