Term: Fall 2017
Subject: Middle Level Teacher Education
The evolution of middle grades reform, and the nature and needs of young adolescence witih a special emphasis on the approximate ages of 10-14 years.
Examines young adolescent literature and research-based instructional practices for supporting students with reading and writing in middle grades English Language Arts.
A course which is tailored to fit the interests of a specific student, which occurs outside the traditional classroom/laboratory setting under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.
In-depth examination of cognitive learning theory and its background in behavioral and other learning theories, with application to teaching in a middle or secondary setting. Pre/co-requisites: Acceptance to licensing program. Cross-listed with: EDSC 207.
Focus on understanding and reflecting on an integrative and developmental approach to the design of middle level curriculum, as well as teaching in one area of specialization.
Teaching practicum on middle level team in one of two areas of academic concentration, acquiring knowledge of and skills in curriculum, pedagogy, and assessment. Pre/Co-requisite: Admission to Middle Level Professional Program.
Focus on the use of content and disciplinary literacy strategies, including multiliteracies, in middle level content areas. Pre/co-requisite: Minimum Junior standing.