This course, intended for middle level teacher certification candidates, will provide a foundation in proven, research-based teaching strategies. Students will use strategies to develop and teach lessons during the course. They will become knowledgeable with the Pennsylvania Standards Aligned System in order to plan effective lessons. Other topics include classroom management, differentiation, multiple intelligences, assessment, understanding poverty, and literacy skills across the curriculum. Prerequisites: 204, 206 and admission to the education program.
This course will prepare students conference and collaborate with colleagues and parents. Students will also learn how to write Individualized Educational Plans (IEPs)/Individualized Family Service Plans (IFSPs) for students with disabilities. Prerequisites: EDU 215 and SPE 216 or SPE 217.Education ProgramsTeacher Certification Program
1. Initial entrance into TIP with current enrollment procedures through the director of Teacher Intern Program.
2. Enroll in the three or five appropriate 500 level courses (using the TIP/M.Ed/M.S.E. course registration form). This requires the adviser's and Graduate Education Director's signature.
3. Upon completion of the student’s TIP certification requirements and confirmation of PDE Instructional I certification, the student will apply to the M.Ed./M.S.E. program. The application fee will be waived since student will have paid a TIP application fee.