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EDU 671 Writing in the Classroom (4355) (3 credits)

A practical course in the teaching of writing across the curriculum. Practice in personal, creative, and expository writing. Methods of teaching writing and steps in the writing process (pre-writing, drafting, revising, editing, publishing) are emphasized in the course. Restricted to certified teachers.

EDU 681 Mathematics in Elementary Schools (4065) (3credits)

This course provides an overview of the development of mathematics as a part of the elementary school curriculum. Emphasis will be placed upon current research and the development of techniques useful in the presentation of mathematical concepts. Included in this course is a thorough investigation into the Standards and of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics and examination of gender bias in the mathematics classroom. Special Fieldwork is required in this course.

Prerequisite: EDU 551 (4035).

EDU 682 Social Studies in Elementary Schools (4075) (3 credits)

The purpose of this course is to connect theory and practice in the teaching of elementary school social studies. Strategies for planning, implementing, and evaluating social studies instruction are designed with a focus on preparing children to be critical thinkers and young citizens in a global, technological and culturally diverse world.

Prerequisite: EDU 551 (4035).

EDU 683 Science in Elementary Schools (4085) (3 credits)

This course is designed to provide students with the opportunity to investigate teaching modalities relevant to elementary school science. Emphasis is placed upon the philosophy, curriculum planning and organization, skill development, instrumental methodology, and classroom resources for the natural sciences.

Prerequisite: EDU 551 (4035).