Focuses on science curriculum and instruction with the goal of promoting critical thinking skills and a constructivist approach to teaching and learning. Emphasizes inquiry based science methods and science experiences. Science education incorporates 4 standards-based strands including knowledge and proficiency in earth/space science, physical science, life science, and science process skills. Candidates research instructional strategies and processes that incorporate a variety of resources, materials, and technologies. Not open to students who have earned credit for ED 3070. Falls and Springs. Prerequisite(s): completion of Cluster I; Elementary Education major or full acceptance to the Teacher Certification Option. Corequisite(s): ED 3060, ED 3080, MA 3070, RL 3070, and SE 3070.
*All course information is from the 2014-2015 Catalog.