EDUC 4340 Science Strategies

Stresses the principles, contenct,methods and materials of teaching science in grades EC-4, and grades 4-8. Thhis field-based course gives the student the knowledge and skills needed for planning, organzing, and effectively delivering instruction based upon the Science TEKS. Practical activities are included to provide hands-on experience and knowledge for the prospective teacher. Process, inquiry, and critical thinking skills are stressed. Technology is presented as an appropriate vehicle for enhancing the students’ understanding of science.