Lesson Outlines

Week
Date
Topic
1
January 14
Introduction to the course

January 16
Introduction to Teaching and Learning

January 18
Intro to Teaching, cont.
2
January 21
No Class: MLK Holiday

January 23
History of Education in the U.S.

January 25
History, cont.
3
January 28
Philosophies of Education

January 30
Field Observation 1 (Elementary)

February 1
Philosophies, cont.
4
February 4
Inequality and Poverty in Education

February 6
Field Observation 2 (Elementary)

February 8
Inequality and Poverty, cont.
5
February 11
Risky Behavior in Schools
Public Service Announcement Videos

February 13
Field Observation 3 (Elementary)

February 15
Risky Behaviors, cont.
6
February 18
Ethics and the Law in Education

February 20
Field Observation 4 (Elementary)

February 22
Ethics and the Law
7
February 25
Finances and Education

February 27
Field Observation 5 (Middle)

March 1
Finances, cont.
8
March 4
The Government’s role in Education

March 6
Field Observation 6 (Middle)

March 8
Government, cont.
9
March 11
No Class: Spring Break

March 13
No Class: Spring Break

March 15
No Class: Spring Break
10
March 18
Leadership and Education

March 20
Field Observation 7 (Middle)

March 22
Leadership, cont.
11
March 25
Planning in Education, Part 1

March 27
Field Observation 8 (Middle)

March 29
No Class: Good Friday
12
April 1
Planning in Education, Part 2

April 3
Field Observation 9 (High)

April 5
Teachers, cont.
13
April 8
Assessment and Education
Sample STAAR Items

April 10
Field Observation 10 (High)

April 12
Assessment, cont.
14
April 15
Teachers and Instruction, Part 1

April 17
Field Observation 11 (High)

April 19
Teachers, cont.
15
April 22
Teachers and Instruction, Part 2

April 24
Field Observation 12 (High)

April 26
Teachers, cont.
16
April 29
Technology and Education

May 1
Putting it all together
Final Exam
Wednesday,
May 8
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM