ELED 401. Problems in Elementary Education. 1-3 credits.
Considers current problems and issues in elementary education as they relate to the professional education of teachers. Prerequisite: Permission of the program coordinator.
ELED 444. Children and Math. 3 credits.
This course provides students with the knowledge, skills and understandings to design and implement effective mathematics programs for PreK-6 grades. Focus is on appropriate mathematics content, teaching strategies and manipulative materials from a developmental perspective. The NCTM Curriculum and Evaluation Standards for School Mathematics frame the course. Prerequisites: Grades of “C” or better in ECED 371, ECED 372 and READ 366. Corequisites: ECED 441, ECED 443, ECED 442 and READ 436.
ELED 462. Science and Children. 3 credits.
Study of content, processes, teaching methods and materials for teaching science in the P, K – 6 classroom. Knowledge of cognitive development as applied to the selection of content and method will be examined. Prerequisites: A “C” or better in ECED 372, ECED 441, ECED 442, ECED 443, READ 366, READ 436 and ELED 444. Corequisites: ECED 461 and ECED 464.
ELED 464. Social Studies and the Integrated Day. 3 credits.
This course is designed to prepare students to become education decision-makers who can plan and implement appropriate integrated curriculum for children in PreK – 6th grades. Focus is on preparing the learning environment; gaining knowledge in the social sciences; planning activities that address content, processes, and attitudes; and selecting appropriate materials. Prerequisites: A “C” or better in ECED 372, ECED 441, ECED 442, ECED 443, READ 366, READ 436 and ELED 444. Corequisites: ECED 461 and ECED 462.
ELED 490. Special Studies in Elementary Education. 1-3 credits.
Designed to give capable students an opportunity to engage in the independent study of educational problems under faculty guidance. The plan for the study must be approved by the faculty adviser and the program coordinator prior to registration.
ELED 499. Honors in Elementary Education. 3 credits.
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