Undergraduate Course Catalog 2008-2009
COURSE: 05-340 Methods of Teaching Science and Health, K-9 (3)
This course focuses on instructional strategies, resources, national curriculum guidelines and the Illinois Learning Standards for teaching science and health education. Emphasis is placed on developing instruction that ensures understanding of fundamental concepts of life, physical, environmental, earth and space sciences, as well as physical development and the promotion of a healthy lifestyle in elementary students. Methods of differentiating instruction and assessment to meet the individual needs of students are explored. Prerequisite: 2.75 GPA; Consent of Education Advisor; 05-240. Offered: Every semester.