The field experience requirement for this course is 10 hours.
Who handles my field experience placement? The school placements for CBE sections are self-selected, and you will need to provide Proof of Placement via an email or other documentation from school personnel. If you are local, you may choose to apply to volunteer using the district's website.
Check Blackboard for additional details on the field experience requirement for this course.
Field Experience Blog Part 1
Before you write your first blog post, you will need to develop a set of interview questions. You will need to interview 2 teachers (one in K-2, one in 3-5), and either the technology teacher or the media specialist in your school. Two topics that should be included are BYOD and the use of cell phones. The links for 3 resources are listed separately.
As you develop your questions, consider the following:
After you complete your interviews, write your blog post:
Field Experience Blog Part 2
Before you write your blog post, you will observe technology use in the classroom.
Before observing in a classroom, complete the edTPA Context for Learning. Schedule a time where the teacher will be using technology to conduct your observations.
After you complete your observation, write your blog post:
Field Experience Blog Part 3
Before you write your blog post, you will assist a teacher using technology in the classroom.
Schedule a time with a teacher where she/he will be using technology as part of the instructional process. Review the plan with the teacher and schedule your time so that you can help with the lesson.
After you complete your field experience with technology, write your blog post:
Be sure to submit your field log of hours with your blogs.