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EDU5600 Teaching the Content Areas

This course introduces the knowledge, skills, and dispositions related to teaching in the content areas of social studies, math, science, and health. It helps students design and assess developmentally-appropriate learning environments and instructional experiences; use technology resources for learning, communication, and productivity; and implement national and state standards in lesson design. Preparation of lesson plans that actively involve school students in meaningful content and a focus on the ADEPT Performance Standards and state cirruculum standards, as well as integrating biblical truth, are also important parts of this course. The course and the interrelated required practicum will help students evaluate themselves as prospective discerning educators. Prerequisites: Admission to the M.A.T. program