Middle Childhood Education - EMC

EMC 552 Human Growth and Development: Middle Childhood 3 Credits

The understanding of major concepts, principles, theories and research related to the intellectual emotional, physical, social and moral development of young adolescents will be stressed. Candidates will observe and participate in positive, productive learning environments where developmental differences are respected and supported and individual potential is encouraged.

Offered: summer and spring.

EMC 553 Cognition, Learning, Assessment and Diagnostic Teaching: Middle Childhood 3 Credits

Presents concepts, standards and research related to middle level curriculum development, stressing the importance of a curriculum that is relevant, challenging, integrative and exploratory. Interdisciplinary middle level curriculum standards, models and assessment strategies will be introduced. Assessment strategies that promote the continuous intellectual, social and physical development of all young adolescents will be presented.

Offered: summer and fall.