ED 351 Methods of Teaching Science to Elementary Students 3 Cr.
Students examine objectives, methods and content in elementary science instruction. Emphasis is on learner preparation, teaching and carryng out science activities. The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) as well as the Vermont endorsement standards of Elementary Education are examined and used for planning. This course cannot be used to meet general Education Goal 4. 3 Lecture hours. 10 Practicum hours. Prerequisite: ED 234 (Spring).
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The Education program has majors leading to a BS in Elementary Education, a BS in Physical Education preK-12, and Mathematics students may work toward a second major in Education if they are interested in teaching at the secondary level. Mathematics students interested in pursuing a recommendation for a teaching license in the State of Vermont must complete all of the designated requirements for the Mathematics major, and they must complete a sequence of Education courses to help prepare them to become secondary mathematics teachers.