This course provides instruction in the knowledge and skills needed for students to become effective teachers of high school science. Topics for this course include: cognitive needs of high school students, objective based lesson planning with assessment, effective instructional communication and questioning techniques, multimedia instruction, and use of technology. Practical experience in planning, implementing, assessing, and evaluating science instruction will be provided. This course is designed to integrate science coursework with practical experience for students preparing to teach in a secondary school science classroom. Students must be enrolled in the field based co-requisite course SCE 4940. The course addresses specific Next Generation Sunshine State Standards, and/or Common Core State Standards, and pedagogy pertinent to the discipline and is required for certification.
Admission to: BSCED-BS or MGSED-BS or Prerequisite: Initial Certification or Recertification and Pre or Corequisite: SCE 4940