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    Appalachian State University
   
 
  Nov 22, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Graduate Bulletin

G S 5403 - Teaching Science in Middle and High Schools (3)


When Offered: Fall, Spring
This course is for the prospective middle/high school science teacher and it focuses on effective instructional strategies for teaching principles associated with major school science disciplines. Emphasis is placed on planning, science process skills, inquiry-based instruction, hands-on/minds-on activities, improvising materials, demonstrations, and assessment techniques. Special emphasis is also placed on the North Carolina Standard Course of Study and the Next Generation Science Education Standards. A minimum of 15 hours of experience in public school classrooms will be required as part of this course.
[Dual-listed with GS 4403.]