Introduces students to teaching diverse populations, including cultural, socioeconomic, learning styles, disabilities, and other variability aspects of current classroom cultures. This course may be taken prior to Teacher Education Program eligibility.
This course investigates techniques, strategies, and curriculum design in the elementary grades. Students learn how to integrate content areas, effective teaching and learning strategies, and methods for problem-solving/critical thinking. This course may be taken prior to Teacher Education Program eligibility.
Provides preservice elementary teachers an opportunity to observe, analyze, and apply math, science, and social studies concepts and theories in schools and classrooms. Requires Teacher Education program eligibility. This block should be taken after completion of the Literacy Block.
Prerequisite(s): ECE 309.
This course is designed to extend teacher candidates' knowledge about new literacies and multimodal pedagogies for all learners, including English Learners. Requires Teacher Education eligibility.