SEED 7325X Middle Childhood and Adolescence Development, Culture, Cognition, and Language in Science Learning and Teaching
45 hours seminar plus conference; 3 credits
Developmental, psychological, and educational approaches to understanding and nurturing scientific curiosity and learning in middle childhood, and adolescent years. Exploration of learning theories, culture, race, gender, role of language and literacy; and implications for practice. Applying these considerations to science learning and teaching. Motivation and assessment. Considerations for learners with special needs, and diverse and gifted learners. Field experience (25 hours) and field study required. Not open to students who have taken EDUC 7325X.