Foundations of Curriculum & Instruction
This course explores curriculum delivery models in response to the developmental needs of all children. Emphasis is placed on the development of varied instructional materials and activities to promote learning, classroom management strategies, and a supportive classroom environment. Students will explore basic theories of motivation that increase learning. Students will participate in guided observations and field experiences to critique classroom lessons in preparation for developing and implementing their own. Students will continue to develop the components of a working portfolio. Prerequisites and other notes: Teaching As A Profession (80826). Recommended for grades 10-12. Students must take an Industry Assessment (ParaPro) to receive credit for the course. Concentrator course for this major.