COURSE: 54-340 Instructional Strategies and Learning Communities for Teaching Science and Wellness, P-12 (3)
This course focuses on instructional strategies, resources, national curriculum guidelines and the Illinois Learning Standards, CEC and NSES 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 students.  Methods of differentiating instruction and assessment to meet the individual needs of students are explored.  Prerequisite: 2.75 GPA; Consent of Education Advisor, 54-242 and 54-391 and/or 54-359. Offered: Every semester.