EDU 38910 Middle School Philosophy, Curriculum, and Instruction

This course introduces students to the philosophy, organization, and curriculum of middle schools. Students will explore the many aspects of effectively educating diverse middle school students, focusing especially on positive teacher-student relationships. Students will also learn instructional strategies and programs best suited for middle school students. Students will identify and examine societal influences and their effects on the middle school setting. This course requires a 20-hour practicum to be completed in a middle school setting. During the practicum, the teacher candidate is required to teach at least one direct-instruction lesson in the middle school setting. 




EDU 21501 and EDU 32100.