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Community Building in an Inquiry Science Classroom
- Template 2022
- Section SAMPLE
- 1 Credits
- 06/28/2022 to 07/29/2100
- Modified 06/28/2022
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Provides an overview of materials, content, and methodologies used in science modeling instruction to create an enhanced learning community in the K-12 science classroom. Candidates will explore inquiry-based instructional strategies to encourage student participation during guided discussions.
COLLEGE OF EDUCATION MISSION
The mission of the College of Education is to prepare competent and caring educators who understand students, serve the community and develop professionally to become ethical decision-makers and leaders.
Candidates will create an inclusive classroom experience for students through the implementation of inquiry instruction.
Serving the Community
Candidates will utilize team building to enhance the classroom-learning environment.
Finding Our Professional Selves
Candidates will demonstrate professional skills implementing inquiry-based instruction.
Course Outcomes Standards referenced in this section can be found HERE
By the conclusion of the course, each participant will be able to do the following:
- Identify the elements utilized to create an inclusive classroom community
- Explain the rationale for inquiry education
- Identify the foundational structures of inquiry instruction
- Design inquiry based instructional learning experiences
Discussions and Reflections
Candidates will respond to content discussions and provide thoughtful feedback others.
Getting to Know You and Getting to Know Your Students
Candidates will create getting-to-know you activities/documents in an effort to provide an opportunity for students and educator to develop relationships and create a community of learners.
Team Building Activities
Candidates will complete and create team building activities incorporating inquiry based instructional strategies to create inquiry based learning experiences for students.
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