Aug 09, 2022  
2013-2014 Course Catalog 
    
2013-2014 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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38-6123 Methods for Teaching Middle Scho ol Math


The middle school methods class examines the developmental characteristics and needs of young adolescents and relationship between and among this age group’s cognitive, emotional, physical, and social characteristics and middle school practices. Teacher candidates are presented with a complete overview of an effective pre-middle school, which includes learning about the different components that comprise middle-level education. Candidates examine middle-level curriculum and strategies for integrating skills and decision making across the disciplines. Students then develop age-appropriate instructional material and strategies, which will both meet the needs of young adolescents and encourage them to become active participants in their own learning process. Middle level teachers and students are observed and interviewed. Teacher candidates are required to observe middle grades classroom settings to extend their understanding of effective teaching and learning at the middle school level.

1-3 Credits



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