Well-designed and thoughtfully integrated field-based experiences help prepare candidates to become effective educators. They provide candidates with opportunities to integrate and demonstrate their understanding of pedagogy and subject matter knowledge, research, and best practices.
Field-based experiences encompass both the pre-practicum experiences and the practicum placement. Links to guidance and resources pertaining to each of these are provided below.
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