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SEED 7313X Physical and Life Science, Theory and Content I, Middle Childhood & Adolescence

45 seminar plus conference; 3 credits

Introductory course in teaching physical and life science. Analysis of instructional settings and strategies with a focus on science content, teaching and learning theories, inclusive classrooms, techniques of self-analysis, analysis of classroom interactions, literacy, and modes of communication in the classroom. Learning needs of English language learners, students with disabilities, community. Natural and physical sciences from a pedagogical perspective, the New York State and National Standards for science, the development of science curricula with appropriate student-based and differentiated class instruction and assessment, individual and professional teacher development. Field experience required, but might vary (20-40 hours). Not open to all students who have taken EDUC 7313X.

Corequisite: SEED 7323X [708.04X].


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