Professional Education (ED)
ED 3417 Teaching and Learning in the Middle School (3 credits)
Course provides comprehensive preparation for teaching in the middle school. Topics of study include young adolescent development, the family's impact on the middle school learner; middle school philosophy and content, instruction, and assessment at the middle school level. Study is given to the impact of technology on middle school teaching and learning. Course is project-focused, meaning content is organized around projects completed by students individually and in teams. Field experience is required.