Vocational Agricultural Education Seminar
This course is designed to prepare individuals for her/his first teaching assignment. The course will identify the characteristics of an effective teacher, as well as provide some of the tools required by first-year teachers to be successful. These include techniques for establishing effective classroom routines and procedures, student instruction and assessment, and for maintaining a positive classroom/shop climate that conveys high expectations. In addition, participants in the seminar will be able to identify the elements of a course /program curriculum and learn how to develop a lesson plan, assign and grade homework, and collaborate with colleagues to improve instruction, assessment, and student achievement.
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