Feb 24, 2024  
2023-2024 University Bulletin 
    
2023-2024 University Bulletin
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EDU 690 - Methods in Teaching Science - Secondary

3 Credit Hours
This course focuses on secondary level teaching methods reflected in the Illinois Professional Teaching Standards, the College and Career Readiness Standards, the Common Core State Standards, and the Next Generation Science Standards. Candidates prepare, examine, and evaluate curriculum, learning resources, instructional strategies, and assessment. Candidates analyze and use student information gleaned from case studies or actual experiences in the field to design instruction that meets the diverse needs of students and leads to ongoing growth and achievement. They demonstrate an understanding of the spectrum of student diversity and assets that each student brings to the learning environment. Methods for differentiating instruction to accommodate individual needs and strengths of students in science classes are explored. Candidates prepare lesson plans and design level-appropriate units for secondary level science students that include strategies, learning resources, and assessments.

Prerequisite(s): Acceptance into student teaching or the consent of the program advisor.



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