Course: ART 585. Teaching Art in PK-12 (3)
Prerequisite: Graduate level standing. This course provides students with skills and experiences in teaching art in PK-12 classrooms, focusing on the structure, organization and culture of public-school teaching in the state of California. Topics include theory, pedagogy, curriculum, instruction, assessment, classroom management, teaching diverse populations and accommodations for English language learners as well as special education students. Students will participate in Early Field Experience observations in PK-12 art classrooms, which is required for application to the Single Subject Credential Program. Students will engage in instructional presentations/teaching demonstrations and the development of their professional portfolio.