Methods of Instruction Course Syllabus
of Instruction Course Syllabus, Fall of 2002
syllabus contains a schedule of all assignments required for EED394, as well as
a listing of the objectives they are designed to accomplish.
It should help you to construct the “big picture” of what the course
is about and how the assignments fit together to help you become an effective
teacher. This packet should also
provide you with an opportunity to develop your long range planning skills.
(See School of Education Conceptual Framework):
As a result of this course, students will:
Wong, The First Days of School
Grayson, GESA Participant Booklet (one per pair)
Paley, The Girl
with the Brown Crayon
Sonnie, Revolutionary Voices
is mandatory. If you miss one full
day of Methods your letter grade could drop one letter grade, two days, two
letter grades, etc… participation
refers to active
participation. If you do not
participate in class, your overall grade can be affected by 10%.
The expectation is for “interaction to enhance your learning.”
This means taking risks, learning by mistakes and demonstrating how you
have increased our understanding of the instructional learning process.
We are aware that illness, family emergencies, etc… may make it
impossible for you to attend a particular class.
In the event that you find yourself in one of these extraordinary
circumstances, please make sure that you inform your professors and have your
partner take notes and gather class materials on your behalf.
Any Methods time that is missed must be made up by as required by
professors. Any Practicum time that
is missed must be made up at your cooperating teacher’s convenience.
Your cooperating teacher and your Methods professors must be informed
regarding an absence no later than 8:15 am of the day that you are
All assignments must be proof-read and if there are more than three errors in mechanics (punctuation or spelling etc…), then the assignment must be redone.
Teaching Lesson (Respect
Teach Lesson to Methods class
Reflections on the lesson due Sept.
Teach same lesson to Practicum class
Reflections on above are due Sept. 24th
Computer (Power Point)
& Learning Center/Pract Portfolio
Entries (weekly) and Child Study
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