Course Description:

EDUC 303 METHODS OF TEACHING AND DIFFERENTIATED INSTRUCTION This course provides pre-service teachers with an opportunity for an in-depth study of instructional planning (including daily lesson plans, weekly unit plans, and yearlong goal planning) and a variety of effective instructional strategies to use with all learners, including learners from different racial/ethnic backgrounds, learners with special learning needs, and those learners whose first language is not English. The Conceptual Framework of the MBU Teacher Education Program will be emphasized and integrated within the pre-service teacher’s unit and lesson planning activities and implementation of instructional strategies. Pre-service teachers will also be introduced to beginning classroom management techniques and assessment strategies as they relate to effective lesson planning and implementation. This course cannot be taken through Directed Study, Credit for Prior Learning, or Credit by Exam. Three Hours, Fall, Spring, Summer