Curr. & Teach. Meth. Mid. Grd. II
A course building on the foundation laid in Education 250. Students examine physical, intellectual, emotional, and social growth patterns that affect healthy development of young adolescents. Emphasis is placed on developing appropriate methodologies and multiple strategies for planning instruction, teaching, integrating, and assessing core subject areas in the middle grades. Strategies are presented for modifying instruction to meet the diverse needs and interests of adolescent learners. Students participate in collaborative experiences to combine theory, research, practical application, inquiry, and reflection as they expand their personal philosophy of teaching in the middle grades. Prerequisite: Enrollment in the professional term, or permission. Offered fall term.