Middle Grades Education
Course work for Middle Grades candidates falls into six categories: general education, introductory courses, core courses, methods courses, content area courses, and student teaching.
Program Learning Outcomes
Demonstrate mastery of content, technological advances, and pedagogical expertise in the content and grade levels in which they teach
Establish a safe, inclusive, and respectful learning environment for a diverse population of students
Plan and deliver effective instruction, supported by appropriate technological applications, and create an environment that facilitates learning for all students
Demonstrate high standards for professional conduct
Partner, collaborate, and engage with families and/or communities to develop relationships and build networks of support for student success
Actively advocate for students, families, and schools to support equity and social justice
Apply research to improve practice and student learning
|TEP 207||Foundations of American Education||3|
|TEP 223||Adolescent Development for Teachers||3|
|TEP 224||Exceptional Child for Teachers||3|
|TEP 227||Educational Psychology for Teachers||3|
|TEP 305||Technology For Teaching||3|
|TEP 315||Advanced Classroom Management||3|
|TEP 318||Curriculum, Planning, and Assessment||3|
|Methods Courses 1|
|TEP 405||Teaching in the Middle School||3|
|TEP 419||Content Area Literacy Methods||3|
TEP 301 is a prerequisite for al TEP 400 Level courses
Content Area Endorsements
Middle Grades candidates choose one of the following content areas:
Middle Grades candidates who have completed all general education requirements; all introductory, core, and methods courses; and all course work for content area, and all other requirements will be eligible to complete student teaching. The student teaching semester includes two courses. Candidates must consult with their advisor to determine which set of student teaching courses is appropriate.
|Select one set of the following depending on licensure area:||12|
|Elementary and Middle Grades Student Teaching Seminar|
|ECCE: Student Teaching - Elementary and Middle Grade 1|
|Middle Grade and High School Student Teaching Seminar|
|ECCE: Student Teaching - Middle Grade and High School 1|
This course fulfills the ECCE Engagement Experience requirement
Candidates are required to apply for student teaching. Applications are to be completed within the prescribed time frame. Candidates must complete a state and federal background check as directed by the host district prior to the start of student teaching.
IMPORTANT NOTE: All TEP candidates should consult with their academic content major advisors to confirm any additional ECCE requirements.