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ED477 – Culturally Responsive Teaching and Disciplinary Literacy Methods
This course is aimed at students interested in teaching in elementary, middle, or high school settings. Building on educational psychology applied to teaching, students develop an understanding of individual learning needs and diverse cultures to ensure the development of an inclusive learning environment. A variety of instructional strategies will be learned to help students develop a deep understanding of cross-curricular disciplinary connections necessary for content literacy development. Multiple methods for assessing and engaging learners will be understood as fundamental in guiding teachers’ and learners’ decision making.
Prerequisite: consent of instructor & Education 101, Education 260, Education 311. Or Master of Arts in Teaching Candidate.
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Culturally Responsive Teaching and Disciplinary Literacy Methods