About This Course
An examination of the goals and practices of middle schools, including teaming, looping, and exploration. The cognitive and social development of young adolescents will be studied in theory and in practice. Lesson planning for middle school students, including assessment, will be emphasized. A 50-hour field experience in school classrooms required if candidate is only certifying for middle grades teaching. If certifying for secondary grades and adding middle grades certification, these 50 hours will be completed in EDU 337 instead.