Principles of delivering effective instruction in various formats (lecture, lab, cooperative settings); examination of gender, class, race, and culture in mathematics and science education; overview of policy related to mathematics and science education. Every semester. Field component. No credit toward Education degree. Prerequisites: Admission to the STEM Education program; university, STEM, and major department grade point averages of at least 2.75; STEM 2010 with a minimum grade of C or STEM Education program Co-Director approval.
In this class, we focus on the classroom management side of teaching.
We study Jack Gantos' Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key, a children's book about a child with ADHD.
We learn how to modify lesson plans to accommodate all sorts of exceptionalities.
STEM students will be placed in a High School to observe and teach. They will learn how to plan and implement an engaging lesson for a diverse classroom.