EDUC-355 Science Methods & Technology

Course focuses on knowing, understanding, and using fundamental concepts of physical, life, and earth/space sciences. Candidates can design and implement age-appropriate inquiry lessons to teach science by utilizing hands-on, discovery learning and technology in order to build student understanding for personal and social applications, and to convey the nature of science in elementary schools. 

Includes diverse field experiences and collaboration with school and community in which candidates encourage the development of problem solving by constructing a variety of opportunities for K-6 students. As a culmination of the field experience component candidates are required to evaluate and reflect upon his/her teaching potential, practice in light of research, assess impact on student learning, and overall professional growth as related to the promotion and well-being of children.