Feb 23, 2024  
Fitchburg State University 2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
Fitchburg State University 2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SCI 4850 - Methods of Teaching General Science (5-8) II

3 cr. 3 hr. Offered every spring semester

This is the second part of the methods course that focuses on science (including chemistry, biology, general science) pedagogy at the middle and secondary level. Teacher candidates continue designing and implementing standards-based instruction and assessments that are aligned with best practices for teaching and learning in science. Special emphasis is placed on employing a variety of instructional practices and classroom management strategies that provide learning opportunities for diverse student populations and enhance multicultural pluralism. Moreover, teacher candidates will gain knowledge in using technology to facilitate teaching and learning appropriate for the needs of diverse learners and across varied subject areas. This course also addresses select biology (8-12), chemistry (8-12), and general science (5-8) subject matter knowledge (5-12) required by ESE. A pre-practicum of 25 hours is required.

  This is crosslisted as BIOL 4850 , CHEM 4850 .

Prerequisite(s): SCI 3015  

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