Catalogue 2016 - 2017

ED 562 Becoming a Teacher in Today's Schools


1 cr.

Course Description

This course is designed to support students in the application of strategies and methodologies encountered in Entering the Profession of Teaching. Topics that will also be explored include: lesson planning with the MA Curriculum Frameworks, classroom management, teaching with diverse populations and needs, and assessment (formative and summative). Course content will be explored through use of professional readings, media, presentations, discussion (whole class and small group), simulations, field-based experiences, and organized debate. Students will be assigned field placements (where needed) in conjunction with this class.