Apr 19, 2019  
2017-2018 Shepherd University Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Shepherd University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDUC 337 - Science and Social Studies for Young Children

(2cr) EDUC 337 presents teacher candidates with content knowledge of developmentally appropriate science and social studies instruction for young children.  By exploring various methods and materials for differentiating and evaluating such instruction to meet the needs of individual learners, teacher candidates will explore ways to nurture children's natural curiousity and scientific understanding. This course is part of the Shepherd University teacher education program which is founded on the philosophy and theme of "Teacher as Reflective Problem Solver." The course is also based on the principles and standards of the National Association for the Education of Young Children, the West Virginia Professional Teaching Standards, the Council for Exceptional Children Initial Preparation Standards and the National Education Technology Standards for Teachers. Prerequisites: EDUC 333  and EDUC 315 /EDUC 315L , or permission of instructor.  Admission to teacher education program.



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