Curriculum development and pedagogical theory and practice in middle and high schools in the Natural Sciences, with specific attention to Biology, Chemistry, and Physics. Specific attention to scientific inquiry and reasoning, laboratory experiences and relevant technologies. Curriculum planning, implementation, assessment, and creating positive learning environments responsive to the individual needs and abilities of all students.
Required field experience (50 hours minimum)
Prerequisites: Acceptance into the Teacher Education Program and four courses in the major. Taken semester prior to student teaching.
Offered each spring.