EDUC 471 - AYA Language Arts Methods (3)
Integrated Language Arts. This course provides teacher candidates with a survey of the methods and materials for teaching language arts. It includes the areas of grammar and usage, spelling, handwriting, composition, dramatics, and speaking. It shows students how reading ability is built solidly upon the other language arts of listening, speaking, and writing. The Common Core Standards for English Language Arts will be utilized in setting instructional objectives and in designing lesson plans.
EDUC 473 - AYA Social Studies Methods (3)
This course is required for prospective teachers seeking the Resident Educator Adolescence to Young Adult License: Integrated Social Studies. Designed to prepare teacher candidates to teach social studies content for grades 7 to 12, attention is given to citizenship education, the world as a global community, the important role of values in guiding human behavior, financial literacy and individual differences among learners. Additionally, the course examines the nature, development, purpose, and value of social studies, with emphasis on methods and techniques of instruction, curriculum reorganization, and evaluation based on the 2011 Ohio Social Studies Academic standards.
EDUC 474 - AYA Mathematics Methods (3)
This course is required for prospective teachers seeking the Resident Educator Adolescence to Young Adult License: Integrated Mathematics. Through experience as members of a learning community, teacher candidates will explore mathematical processes and reasoning, engage in problem solving, explore content-related instructional strategies, and examine the current content mandated in the Common Core standards for Mathematics.