EDUC 244E: Building Classroom Communities
How to best manage a classroom. Student and teacher roles in developing a classroom community. Strategies for classroom management within a theoretical framework. STEP elementary only.
Terms: Sum

Units: 1

Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
EDUC 246A: Secondary Teaching Seminar
Preparation and practice in issues and strategies for teaching in classrooms with diverse students. Topics: instruction, curricular planning, classroom interaction processes, portfolio development, teacher professionalism, patterns of school organization, teaching contexts, and government educational policy. Classroom observation and student teaching with accompanying seminars during each quarter of STEP year. 16 units required for completion of the program. Prerequisite: STEP student.
Terms: Sum

Units: 4

Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
EDUC 246E: Elementary Teaching Seminar
Integrating theory and practice in teacher development. Topics include: equity, democracy, and social justice in the context of teaching and learning; teacher reflection, inquiry, and research; parent/teacher relationships; youth development and community engagement; professional growth and development; teacher leadership and school change processes; preparation for the job search, the STEP Elementary Portfolio, and the STEP Elementary Conference. Prerequisite: STEP student.
Terms: Sum

Units: 3

Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors:
Lit, I. (PI)
EDUC 262A: Curriculum and Instruction in English
Approaches to teaching English in the secondary school, including goals for instruction, teaching techniques, and methods of evaluation. (STEP)
Terms: Sum

Units: 3

Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors:
Glazer, J. (PI)
;
Trepper, K. (TA)
EDUC 263A: Curriculum and Instruction in Mathematics
The purposes and programs of mathematics in the secondary curriculum; teaching materials, methods. Prerequisite: STEP student or consent of instructor. (STEP) 263A. Sum, 263B. Aut, 263C. Win
Terms: Sum

Units: 3

Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors:
Boaler, J. (PI)
EDUC 263E: Quantitative Reasoning in Mathematics I
First of a threecourse sequence in mathematics for STEP elementary teacher candidates. Content, pedagogy, and context. Mathematics subject matter; the orchestration of teaching and learning of elementary mathematics including curriculum, classroom and lesson design, and cases studies. Sociocultural and linguistic diversity, equity, differentiation of instruction, the impact of state and national standards, and home/community connections.
Terms: Sum

Units: 2

Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors:
LangerOsuna, J. (PI)
EDUC 264A: Curriculum and Instruction in World Languages
Approaches to teaching foreign languages in the secondary school, including goals for instruction, teaching techniques, and methods of evaluation. Prerequisite: STEP student. (STEP)
Terms: Sum

Units: 3

Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
EDUC 267A: Curriculum and Instruction in Science
Possible objectives of secondary science teaching and related methods: selection and organization of content and instructional materials; lab and demonstration techniques; evaluation, tests; curricular changes; ties with other subject areas. Prerequisite: STEP student or consent of instructor. (STEP)
Terms: Sum

Units: 3

Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors:
Brown, B. (PI)
EDUC 268A: Curriculum and Instruction in History and Social Science
The methodology of history instruction: teaching for historical thinking and reasoning; linking the goals of teaching history with literacy; curriculum trends; and opportunities to develop teaching and resource units. Prerequisite: STEP student.
Terms: Sum

Units: 3

Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors:
Wineburg, S. (PI)
;
Welch, S. (TA)
EDUC 289: The Centrality of Literacies in Teaching and Learning
(Formerly
EDUC 166.) Focus is on principles in understanding, assessing, and supporting the reading and writing processes, and the acquisition of content area literacies in secondary schools. Literacy demands within particular disciplines and how to use oral language, reading, and writing to teach content area materials more effectively to all students. (STEP)
Terms: Sum

Units: 3

Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors:
Garcia, A. (PI)
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