All-year UNO program for student teachers stresses field experience
University of Nebraska at Omaha student teacher April Baker helps Millard North freshman Sean Marek with an assignment. Baker is spending her time in classes for the entire school year — instead of just one semester — through a pilot program at UNO that aims to make graduates more prepared for classroom management.
Posted: Monday, November 18, 2013 12:00 am
April Baker stood in front of a sleepy-eyed Millard North class and began to teach about knighthood in the days of King Arthur.
The students watched the University of Nebraska at Omaha education major scroll through her PowerPoint presentation and listened as she explained the guiding principles of the chivalric code. The student teacher had their attention, but something was missing: They didn't have their notebooks out.
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Monday, November 18, 2013 12:00 am.