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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SCED 324 - Science Education in Middle and Secondary Schools I

Methods, techniques, and materials appropriate for teaching science in secondary schools. Curriculum, planning, and experiments for use in teaching.

Prerequisites: EFC 330 and SCED 301, current WSP/FBI fingerprint clearance, and admission to the Teacher Certification Program.

Credits: (3)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate applied understanding of contemporary science teaching issues.
  • Critically analyze and evaluate science teaching best practices.
  • Develop and teach a science lesson to secondary students using the learning cycle method.
  • Adapt existing curricula and resources to align with teaching best practices.
  • Demonstrate effective questioning skills to guide students in hands-on exploration and develop K-12 student critical thinking.
  • Formatively and summatively assess K-12 student learning and adapt teaching based on learning performance data.
  • Integrate science lessons with other subjects (e.g. technology, literacy) and show working knowledge of professional competencies and standards.

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