Methods of Math and Science Instruction

EDU5350 Methods of Math and Science Instruction (3)

Students examine research, theory, methods, and materials for mathemat-ics and science instruction in grades K-8. Topics include diagno-sis/prescription and the use of varied methodologies/materials for providing successful learning experiences for students. Emphasis is placed on the use of the State Mathematics, Science, and Health Frameworks and Cur-ricular Content Standards in short-term and long-range planning. A mini-mum of six (6) hours of math and science instruction observation in class-rooms with students from cultural, linguistic, ethnic, or socioeconomic back-grounds different from that of the teacher credential candidate are required.