Curriculum: Middle School Extension to Childhood Education Certification in Math

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Major Requirements

Middle School Extension to Childhood Education Certification in Math Credits:
EDPC 616 Human Growth, Development, and Learning for Middle Childhood and Adolescent Education 3
Prerequisite: Prerequisite: EDPC 603

Candidates study human growth and explore the relationship of cognitive, social and emotional development to student learning in the middle childhood and adolescence classroom. Candidates analyze and prescribe interventions to cases that reflect their knowledge of the developmental stages of the learner, learner motivation and learning strategies for diverse learners. Candidates investigate the impact of assessment, diversity and the integration of technology on student learning in the classroom. In addition, candidates reflect on the influences of family, school, society, historical, cultural, ethnic and socioeconomic factors on student learning. The candidates take an in depth look at research and applications of learning, motivational theories, contemporary influences, and infuses literacy and study skills in the area of learner development.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3
EDPC 617 Curriculum and Instruction for Middle Childhood Education 3
Prerequisite: Prerequisite: EDPC 603



EDMA 627 Mathematics and Technology in Education I 3
Prerequisite: Prerequisite: EDMA 625

The candidates will examine the role of mathematics and technology in the elementary school and middle school environment. Methods of teaching mathematical content; mathematical reasoning, operations, and modeling/multiple representations will be integrated with inquiry based strategies of instruction. The candidate will learn strategies to address the needs of the diverse learner in the context of reflective practice. The New York State standards and assessments and national standards will be examined and discussed. Constructivist and project based teaching techniques will be guiding concepts though out the course.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3
EDMA 628 Mathematics and Technology in Education II 3
Prerequisite: Prerequisite: EDMA 627

The candidates examine the role of mathematics and technology in the elementary and middle school classroom. Problem solving, measurement, uncertainty , algebra, and geometry will be integrated with inquiry based strategies of instruction. The candidate will examine the content and implications of the New York State standards and assessments in mathematics. Constructivist and project based teaching and assessment techniques will be guiding principles throughout the course. The candidate will learn research based strategies to address the needs of diverse learners in the context of reflective practice.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3
    Total: 12 Credits
 
Total Required Credits = 12