2016-2017 Academic Catalog 
    May 28, 2020  
2016-2017 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

EDUC 338 - Teaching Science: Elem/Middle

Credits: Three (3)
Prerequisite: EDUC-200
Corequisite: EDUC-303 or EDUC-371

This course uses experiential methods, readings, and class discussions to introduce students to best practices for teaching science to children. Students keep a science journal, conduct an open-inquiry, and master 5Es and learning-cycle lesson models and questioning strategies that support the learning of science concepts through scientific inquiry. The course emphasizes student thinking, inductive lesson design, and student work analysis for quality science instruction in elementary and middle-school classrooms.