MEE 7603 Instructional Strategies in Elementary Education

Instructional Strategies (Kindergarten through Grade Six) is designed to provide teacher education candidates with an opportunity to study about, reflect upon, question, become knowledgeable about, and develop skills in using a variety of instructional methods while applying and practicing these methods in a collaborative and constructive setting. Participants will learn how to plan and present instruction clearly, as well as how to establish and maintain an effective learning environment.

Major topics include: characteristics of effective instructional strategies and their impact on various learners; differentiated instruction; planning for instruction; developing effective lessons using a variety of approaches & technologies; assessment of student learning; and professional development. Attention is focused on the learner and the interpretation of physiological, psychological, sociological, emotional, cultural, linguistic, and environmental factors which influence learning. 




MED 6102 and MEE 7604