Student Teaching: An Early Childhood Practicum Guide

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Delmar Publishers, 1993 - Education - 456 pages
This informative, up-to-date book is written specifically for student teachers in early childhood settings. It provides current hands-on techniques and academic readings that encourage a reflective approach to teaching responsibilities and assignments. It details the roles of the cooperating resident teacher, the college supervisor, and the student teacher. Thought-provoking activities, group interactions, and review sections are included to foster professional growth. Sample evaluations, lesson planning guides, and pointers are also included.

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About the author (1993)

Jeanne M. Machado's experience in the early childhood education field has included full-time assignment as a community college instructor and department chairperson. Her duties included supervision of early childhood education students at two on-campus laboratory child development centers at San Jose City College and Evergreen Valley College, as well as child centers in the local community. Her teaching responsibilities encompassed early childhood education, child development, and parenting courses. She received her MA from San Jose State University and her vocational community college life credential with coursework from the University of California at Berkeley. Her experience includes working as a teacher, director, and an early childhood education consultant in public early childhood programs, parent cooperative programs, and private early childhood centers. Ms. Machado is an active participant in several professional organizations that relate to the education and well-being of young children and their families. She is a past president of California Community College Early Childhood Educators and the Peninsula Chapter of the California Association for the Education of Young Children. In addition to EARLY CHILDHOOD EXPERIENCES IN LANGUAGE ARTS, she co-authored STUDENT TEACHING: EARLY CHILDHOOD PRACTICUM GUIDE, Seventh Edition ( 2011) with Dr. Helen Meyer-Botnarescue. She also co-authored EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN EDUCATION: HOW TO SECURE YOUR CAREER, with Romana Reynolds ( 2006). Both are published by Wadsworth Cengage Learning. Currently, Ms. Machado consults with teachers and administrators and interacts with young children in classrooms in Cascade, Idaho and San Jose, California.

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