EDUC 305 Middle School Content-Area Learning Strategies
Examines a variety of research-validated content-area learning strategies, self-advocacy strategies and process strategies for use in inclusive classrooms in the middle grades (grades 5-9). Students will research, read, review, critique and develop a variety of instructional strategies for use with middle-grade learners (with and without disabilities) across multiple content areas. According to NYS teacher certification requirements (2/2010), ICE graduates who are granted an Initial Teaching Certificate from New York State and who complete this course with a C or better may be able to extend their teaching certificate to include the middle grades through Individual Evaluation for Additional Classroom Teaching Certificate pathway (http:eservices. nysed.gov/teach/certhelp/CertRequirementHelp.do).