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  • ED-202

    ECE/Elem.School Math:Curric

    This course is designed to provide the prospective elementary school teacher with a foundation in the concepts of mathematics as they relate to the curriculum of grades one through six. Emphasis will be placed on both computation and problem solving concepts and techniques, with treatment of a wide range of topics from basic operations to the use of computers in the classroom. The application of the content material to a classroom teaching situation will be integrated into the class meetings throughout the course. Recognition of special needs and of strategies for addressing these will be included. Prerequisite: ED 103.
  • ED-205

    Principles & Methods Sec. Ed.

    (Concurrent enrollment in ED 306 required) This course serves as an introduction to the modern secondary school. Emphasis is placed on the secondary school teacher (grades 5-12), the adolescent student, school climate, principles of teaching, and general techniques of teaching. It is taught in collaboration with cooperating practitioners and major programs. Emphasis is placed on student participation through illustration/demonstration. A field experience is required and is integrated into the work of this course and of ED 306. Prerequisites: ED 101B and ED 103.
  • ED-206

    Early Childhood Ed:Curriculum

    This course serves as an overview of the curriculum/methods/materials involved in early childhood education. Key topics include: understanding the interaction of developmental theory and teaching strategy, creating developmentally appropriate curricula, and assessing young children's learning. Curriculum areas include: art, music, emergent literacy, mathematics, literature, and natural and social sciences. This course requires 10 hours of observation at the Regis Children's Center.
  • ED-207

    Early Childhood/ElemMath:Inst

    This course is designed to enable the prospective elementary school teacher to gain a depth of un - derstanding of the content of the mathematics cur - riculum for elementary grades. Emphasis is placed on the importance of conceptual understanding as a foundation for algorithmic skill. Opportunities to explore the Curriculum Focal Points of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics and the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks pro - vide a basis for the subsequent course in mathemat - ics instruction. This course is a pre-requisite for ED 202
  • ED-208

    Children's Literature

    This course provides students with an interactive introduction to the wide variety of literature for children. A key component of the course will be choosing, assessing, and reading children's literature. Students will apply guidelines for assessing the quality of children's literature, as well as strategies for using literature in inclusive classrooms from preschool through high school. Students will also explore the major issues in the field, including gender portrayal, cultural stereotypes, and censorship.
  • ED-210

    Literacy Development II

    This course is designed for educators of young children to create and sustain positive classroom management techniques and environments that meet the needs of all children. Theoretical models of behavior management and practical applications will be explored as students develop proactive, effective approaches to guiding children's behaviors.
  • ED-220

    Classroom Behavior Management

    This course is designed for educators of young children to create and sustain positive classroom management techniques and environments that meet the needs of all children. Theoretical models of behavior management and practical applications will be explored as students develop proactive, effective approaches to guiding children's behaviors.
  • ED-225

    Admin&Sup. Early Childhood

    This course introduces students to the management and operation of early childhood programs. Specific focus will be placed on the regulations, staff supervision, leadership, and communication and policy issues. Emphasis will be placed on gaining knowledge, skills and resources in the area of early childhood administration and leadership characteristics that are essential in establishing a successful career in early childhood management.