Course Overview

Prerequisite: Admission to the Program. This course teaches science content knowledge for K-3. This course involves planning and facilitating of research-based science teaching strategies, the selection and use of materials, and implementation of assessment theory and techniques. Candidates will design and implement grade-level appropriate instructional activities by their understanding of what it means to know and learn science. Candidates will work in teams to formulate questions, make predictions, design investigations, collect and analyze data, make products and share ideas. Additionally, this course explores ways in which curriculum and technology are used in classroom settings to build relationships among teachers and students. Candidates will learn how content and pedagogy combine to make effective teaching.

Course Details

  • Course credit hours: 3