May 21, 2022  
2016-2017 Catalogue 
    
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ED 430 - Elementary Reading and Mathematics Seminar


This course examines the role of teacher as decision maker, introduces students to strategies to enhance learning in the various content areas, and explores characteristics of an effective teacher such as reflective practice, classroom management, etc. Current issues and trends including a standards-based curriculum in elementary reading and mathematics instruction will be explored. Prerequisites include completion of all content requirements, core college requirements, Teacher Education certification requirements, and a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.50.  It is expected that this course will be taken concurrently with ED432 and ED450.    It is only open to seniors pursuing elementary certification.  The Methods classes are evaluated by a mark of High Pass, Pass, Low Pass or Fail. The 20-30 Bridge Experience for Elementary Student Teaching is embedded in this course. It is expected that this course will be taken concurrently with ED 432  and ED 390 . (Formerly Methods of Teaching Elementary Reading and Mathematics

Four credits.

Prerequisite(s): ED 130 ,  ED 322 , ED 340 , ED 375 , ED 380 .



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