Oct 04, 2022
SCED 325 - Science Education in Middle and Secondary Schools II
Applied field experience for teaching science in secondary schools. Planning, instruction, and management for teaching science. Enrollment is subject to full admission to the Professional Education Program.
Prerequisites: SCED 324, admission to the Teacher Certification Program, and current WSP/FBI fingerprint clearance.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Demonstrate applied understanding of contemporary science teaching issues.
- Formatively assess K-12 prior knowledge and adapt instructional planning and lessons based on results.
- 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.
- Assess student characteristics that may influence teaching and learning culture and community and plan to accommodate individual differences in learning.
- Use federal functional behavioral assessment guidelines to analyze student behavior and implement positive behavioral intervention.
- Establish student learning and behavioral expectations, routines and procedures within the context of inquiry science classrooms.
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