EDUC 4320 Interdisciplinary Math and Science Strategies

This field-based course is a study of the materials, methods, and fundamental principles necessary to teach math and science. Course objectives include acquiring the knowledge and skills needed for planning, organizing, and effectively delivering instruction based upon the Math and Science Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS). Practical activities include hands-on experience for teaching in a developmentally appropriate manner using manipulatives and other concrete representations, as well as technology. Process, inquiry, and critical thinking skills are stressed. As a field based course, students are expected to design and participate in learning activities both in the field and the UMHB classroom.