This course prepares students for professional or learning support positions in education, pre-kindergarten through grade twelve. Students study human development; standards, regulations, and codes; positive guidance and counseling techniques; age-appropriate and grade appropriate learning/teaching strategies; learning theories; and standards-based curriculum and instructional design. Learning is grounded in the current best practices for the profession and students will apply their learning as an aide in a neighborhood school with ongoing support and feedback from a mentor teacher

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