CD 51A
Basic Student Teaching Practicum

Course Description

A demonstration of developmentally appropriate early childhood teaching competencies under guided supervision. Students will utilize practical classroom experiences to make connections between theory and practice, develop professional behaviors, and build a comprehensive understanding of children and families. Child centered, play-oriented approaches to teaching, learning, and assessment; and knowledge of curriculum content areas will be emphasized as student teachers design, implement and evaluate experiences that promote positive development and learning for all young children. (This course meets the NAEYC Standards 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5; and NBPTS Standards 1 through 9.)

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
23901 CD 51A 1 M·W···· 12:30 PM-01:35 PM Phyllis De Motta CD2-28
M·W···· 08:30 AM-12:20 PM TBA

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2018-09-24 to 2018-12-14.
C D -051A.-01: Student teaching lab hours are Monday and Wednesday OR Tuesday and Thursday from 8:30a.m. to 1:20 p.m. There are also some off campus placements at Mentor sites with other time arrangements available. A mandatory orientation meeting will be held from 8:30a.m. - 1:20p.m. on the first Monday of the quarter. Your must attend this meeting to take the class. Current TB test required by the third week of classes. For more information contact Diane Langfelder at 650-365-0347.

Course Details

5 Units
Two and one-half hours lecture, eight hours laboratory (126 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
Non-GE Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading


C D 10G (or PSYC 10G), 12, 50 and 54.
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