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Winter/Spring 2015
Mar 04, 2015
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EDA 5154 - Middle School & Mdle Sch Child
This course will help prospective middle school teachers understand the middle-level philosophy that reflects the needs and characteristics of young adolescents and the educational program that is appropriate for their academic and personal development. Candidates will become knowledgeable about early adolescent development, the application of diverse instructional strategies in middle childhood education, interdisciplinary teaching, and teaming of students and faculty. The course will include study of the organization and structure of a middle school, classroom instruction that is appropriate for young adolescents; the academic and personal support needed in a middle school, and the leadership that facilitates a successful middle school. It will also include the impact of sociocultural factors on learning, personal health, nutrition, a safe and nurturing environment, skills in resolving conflicts, the rights and duties of students, school personnel, parents, and the importance of productive relationships and interactions among the school, home, and community.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Education Division
Secondary Education Department

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