Presentation on theme: "Tips for Successfully Planning and Managing"— Presentation transcript:
1 Tips for Successfully Planning and Managing You’ve Been Accepted!...now what???Tips for Successfully Planning and ManagingYour Course Load at UHVLaura Callen, Karla Guevara, Kay Koronka,Renee Poulsen, Angela Reynolds
2 Making Sense of Course Requirements When to take which coursesWhat about the PPR and the Generalist?Important – Methods classes should be taken BEFORE taking the Generalist!
3 SEMESTER 1 INDS 3323 (Observation Hours) LITY 3352 (Observation Hours) Child Development & Its Application to LearningINDS 3323 (Observation Hours)Literacy Development in the Elementary SchoolLITY 3352 (Observation Hours)Instructional DesignCUIN 3323 (Observation Hours)Professional WritingENGL 3430
4 SEMESTER 2 FEDU 4310 MATH 3318 ANTH 3311 SCIE 3320 Human Learning and Its Application to EducationFEDU 4310Concepts of Math IMATH 3318Anthropology of Diverse PopulationsANTH 3311Physical ScienceSCIE 3320
5 SEMESTER 3 MATH 3320 CUIN 3324 SPEC 3321 LITY 4362 Concepts in Math II Classroom Management & Assessment for LearningCUIN 3324Exceptional Children: An IntroductionSPEC 3321Workshop Approach to Reading & Writing InstructionLITY 4362
6 SEMESTER 4 CUIN 4324 CUIN 4322 CUIN 4316 (Observation Hours) LITY 3320 Teaching Elementary School MathCUIN 4324Science for the Elementary SchoolCUIN 4322Effective Social Studies InstructionCUIN (Observation Hours)Foundations of Literacy Theories & AssessmentLITY 3320
7 SUMMER/with other semesters Social/Emotional Development & the Fine ArtsESED 4303 (Observation Hours)Components of Effective Literacy InstructionLITY 4365 (Teach 8 Lessons)
8 Student Teaching & Professional Seminar Early School Education Student TeachingESED 4303ESED 4304Early School Education Professional SeminarESED 4307Try not to take anything with Student Teaching!You will meet monthly and have assignments that require your time when you are not in the classroom.This is a very busy semester!
9 Getting the Most Out of Time Spent Outside of UHV SubbingObservingVolunteeringTutoringMentoring Benefits:Increases your awareness of what teaching involvesGives you ideas for teachingIncreases your options
10 Observing Subbing Volunteering/ Tutoring/ Mentoring If possible, chose a wide variety of grades and subjects to observe.You might be surprised by what grade or subject you decide you might want to teach.SubbingLearn classroom basics, understand what it’s like to be in a classroom, and gain confidence.Meet teachers and administrators throughout the district.See which grade levels and subjects you enjoy.Looks great on your resume, too!Volunteering/Tutoring/MentoringThe more visible you are, the more likely people are to remember your name when job opportunities come up.It’s a great way to learn how to interact with students and the curriculum.This also looks great on your resume.
11 What Are You Doing This Summer? Face-to-Face (f2f)In class with professor giving instruction on a weekly basisOnlineA class in which all communication and instruction in onlineHybridA combination of face-to-face and online communication and activities
12 Registering / Registration Dates Always be aware of upcoming registration dates so that you can take the course you want before it fills up.Check for UHV calendar of dates and deadlines.
13 Librarian/Resources- an invaluable source of research information/ (chose click here to register)- the Academic Center.Great for Professional Writing, Foundations of Literacy Theories and Instruction, and other classes that require you to write lengthy papers. At this site, you can have a peer tutor review and critique your paper before you submit it to your professor.
14 More Information... Where Should You Buy Your Textbooks? UHV has a bookstore, but if you want to compare prices you can search for your book on andYou can also borrow from fellow students!
15 Which Books Should You Keep? Some textbooks have information that will be useful when you student teach/teach.Many are good resources to use when you study for the PPR and Generalist Exams and student teach.