21st Century Teaching Methods

Course Description

Preparation of pre-service teachers for 21st Century culturally and technologically enriched classrooms. Strategies will include how teaching, learning, and technology work together to develop a holistic view of education.

Learning Outcomes

  • Develop a realistic understanding of teaching.
  • Examine a variety of technologies for instructional delivery.
  • Describe cultural complexities within the school.
  • Describe the 10 core principles of INTASC and their relationship to the 13 Teaching Performance Expectations (TPEs) for CA.
  • Design Lesson Plans supported by a variety of technologies.
  • Evaluate standards-based lesson plans for learning and achievement in content areas.
  • Reflect on the ethical and legal issues facing teachers in the digital age.

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