Focuses on designing appropriately challenging learning experiences based on curriculum standards and individual needs. Students will learn strategies for direct and indirect instruction, supporting self-directed and collaborative learning, and promoting critical thinking and problem solving through questioning. Classroom management strategies that promote student engagement and a positive learning climate will be explored. Students will learn how to select, design, conduct, interpret, and use the results of formative and summative assessments. Use of the common core state standards in the planning, instruction, and evaluation process will be examined. 10 hours of classroom observation are required. (Prerequisites: EDU 104C or TECP 51C; EDU 101C or TECP 50C; or permission of the department chair) A $25 fee will be assessed to all students to cover the cost of clinical practice.
Curriculum and Assessment