Apr 17, 2024  
Fitchburg State University 2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Fitchburg State University 2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SPED 3720 - Classroom Management and Behavior Support


3 cr. 3 hr. Day course offered every Semester. Also offered evenings.

This course prepares candidates to utilize a variety of behavior support strategies.  Candidates develop an awareness of the effect of student variables, room design, instructional strategies, and other students’ and teachers’ behavior on the behavior of children and young adults.  Emphasis is on the development of a positive, function-based problem-solving approach supporting the development of constructive learning and social behavior, with an emphasis placed on the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s Professional Standards for Teachers and Subject Matter Knowledge Standards.  Required for all Early Childhood (PreK-2), Elementary, and Special Education: Moderate (PreK-8) majors. Candidates enrolled in the Education Studies or Severe Disabilities Licensure program may take this course to meet the behavior management requirement.

Prerequisite(s): Successful Passage of Stage One Education Unit Review.



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