This course introduces ideas and practices for prospective middle school teachers. It focuses on middle school philosophy, curriculum, instruction, and current practices and includes instructional methods for designing and teaching developmentally appropriate programs in middle schools.
This course meets 1/2 of the requirements for Education majors desiring a middle level endorsement. Current Millikin students should sign up for 2 credits; Millikin graduates and non-Millikin students need to sign up for 3 credits to meet state mandates. An additional project will be assigned to students taking the course for 3 credits in order to complete full requirements.