EDUC-507 Integrated Elementary Curriculum
This class is a curriculum planning class. This methods class integrates basic skill development (literacy, math, core content areas) with creative learning strategies. This course will provide practical knowledge for blending content areas to maximize student learning and to prepare teachers to meet the needs of all of their students across the curriculum. The course will concentrate on knowledge, understanding and usage of major concepts, principles, theories, and research related to the development of children and young adolescents as well as the ability to construct learning opportunities that support individual students’ development, acquisition of knowledge, and motivation. The focus includes integrating reading, writing, and oral language, science, mathematics, social studies, the arts, health education, and physical education. The integration and application of knowledge for instruction, adapt to diverse students, promote the development of critical thinking and problem solving.