• Welcome to Mrs. Howell's Website!  Courses I teach are Child Development, Instructional Practices of Education and Training, and Practicum of Education and Training.  

     
    Education and Training Cluster
     
    Principles of Education and Training – 8060
    Credit: 1, Full Year
    Grades: 9-12
    Prerequisite: None
    This course is designed to introduce learners to the various careers available within the education and training career cluster. Students use self-knowledge and educational and career information to analyze various careers. Students will also gain an understanding of the basic knowledge and skills essential to careers with this cluster. Students will develop a graduation plan that leads to a specific career choice in the student’s interest area. (13014200) 
     
    Child Development - 8054
    Credit: 1, Full Year
    Grade: 10-12
    Prerequisite: None
    This course focuses on the many areas of development of children from conception through childhood. Instruction addresses the principles and procedures for promoting the physical, emotional, social and intellectual development of young children, including those with special needs. Other topics include child nutrition, the impact of technology on child development and health, public policies affecting children, characteristics of quality child care, career options related to the care and education of children and the management of multiple family, community, and family roles. (13024700) 
     
    Instructional Practices in Education and Training - 8059
    Credit: 2, Full Year
    Grades: 11-12
    Prerequisite: Child Development and Teacher Approval
    This course is designed to prepare high school students with skills to become a classroom teacher in the field of early childhood education and school age education. Students will work under the supervision of a career education instructor and classroom teacher preparing instructional materials and group activities. Students learn to plan and direct educational environments, assist with record keeping, and complete other responsibilities of education personnel. There may be a fee associated with this class. (13014400) 
     
    Practicum in Education and Training – 8061
    Credit: 2, Full Year
    Grades: 11-12 Prerequisite: Instructional Practices in Education and Training and instructor approval
    Practicum in Education and Training is a field-based internship that provides students background knowledge of child and adolescent development principles as well as principles of effective teaching and training practices. Students in the course work under the joint direction and supervision of both a teacher with knowledge of early childhood education and exemplary educators in direct instructional roles with elementary-, middle school-, and high school-aged students. Students learn to plan and direct individualized instruction and group activities, prepare instructional materials, assist with record keeping, make physical arrangements, and complete other responsibilities of classroom teachers, trainers, paraprofessionals, or other educational personnel. (13014500)