[ARCHIVED CATALOG] 2013-2014 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    Feb 29, 2024  
[ARCHIVED CATALOG] 2013-2014 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDU 453 - Science Methods in the Middle and Secondary School

3 credits
Prerequisite(s): EDU 226  or EDU 328 , EDU 228 , EDU 336 , and EDU 350 
Corequisite(s): EDU 333  , EDU 340 , and EDU 450/455 
This course explores the methods and problems in the teaching of science in grades 5-12. Students will learn innovative ways of instruction in the biological, earth, and physical sciences for teaching middle/secondary school students. They will practice state teacher certification standards as well as the knowledge defined by the Next Generation State Standards for Florida grades 5-12 students. Students will learn how to plan and implement lessons for a diverse classroom with a focus on using inquiry-based learning. Students will implement the lessons created in class while in the practicum (EDU 450/455 ).