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EDE

EDE 3321   APPLYING LOVE AND LOGIC IN THE CLASSROOM

credits: 1  

Prerequisite: Admission into the College of Education or permission from the Dean. This course is designed to provide the student with a thorough understanding of the principles and strategies of “Love and Logic.” Love and Logic is a philosophy that is founded on the premise that logical consequences of behavior are the best lessons for teaching responsible behavior. Love and Logic encourages adults to take care of themselves by setting limits in loving ways and offers powerful strategies that encourage children to own and solve their own problems. 17 contact hours.

EDE 4220   INTEGRATED HEALTH AND RECREATION

credits: 1  

Prerequisite: Admission to the Elementary Education with Infused ESOL and Reading BS program. This course is designed to help the student gain knowledge and competencies necessary to become an effective teacher and leader in the areas of elementary school integrated health and recreation. It develops the theoretical bases for health and recreation learning and teaching; illustrates and applies models for integrating elementary teaching; provides practical experience in curriculum, instruction and assessment. This course addresses specific Next Generation Sunshine State Standards, and/or Common Core State Standards, and pedagogy pertinent to the disciplines and requirements for certification. 17 contact hours.

EDE 4223   INTEGRATED MUSIC, ART & MOVEMENT FOR ELEMENTARY CHILDREN

credits: 1  
Prerequisite: EDF 3214. This course is designed to help the student gain knowledge and competencies necessary to become an effective teacher and leader in the areas of elementary school integrated music, art and movement. It develops the theoretical bases for music, art and movement learning and teaching; illustrates and applies models for integrating elementary teaching; provides practical experience in curriculum, instruction and assessment. This course addresses specific Sunshine State Standards, subject matter competencies, and pedagogy pertinent to the disciplines and requirements for certification. 17 contact hours.

EDE 4226   INTEGRATED LANGUAGE ARTS, CHILDREN'S LITERATURE &amp; SOCIAL SCIENCES

credits: 2-4  

Topic #1 Prerequisites: EDF 3214, RED 3309, EDE 4304, EDE 4943 and admission to Elementary Education with Reading BS, Exceptional Education with Reading, Elementary Education BS, or Exceptional Education BS. Additional Prerequisites: EDG 3620 for Elementary Education majors and EEX 3241 for Exceptional Education majors. Co-requisite: EDE 4942 OR Topic #2 Prerequisite: Admission to Canadian EPI, Elementary Education EPI, or Exceptional Education EPI. Corequisite: EDE 4942.

This course is designed to help pre-service teachers teach the social sciences through the language arts, children’s literature, and the creative arts. By using an integrated curricular approach, pre-service teachers acquire competencies in subject area content as well as pedagogical strategies for these disciplines. In addition, the course prepares pre-service teachers to teach using a thematic approach so that K-6 learners understand connections across curricular areas. This course is enriched through the creative arts, including art, music, drama, and dance and addresses the Next Generation Sunshine State Standards, and/or Common Core State Standards in these specific areas. 62 contact hours.

EDE 4226 / TOPIC #2: INSTRUCTIONAL STRATEGIES IN ELEMENTARY LANGUAGE ARTS AND SOCIAL STUDIES EPI

Prerequisite: Elementary Education EPI, Exceptional Education EPI and Canadian EPI students only. Corequisite: EDE 4942. This course is designed to help the student gain knowledge and competencies necessary to become an effective teacher and leader in the areas of elementary school language arts, and social studies. The activities in this course are designed to illustrate and apply models of integrating teaching in those areas. Focus of the course is on program planning, assessment, and evaluation in language arts and social studies. 32 contact hrs.

EDE 4304   INTEGRATED MATHEMATICS AND SCIENCE

credits: 3-4  

Undergraduate (4 credit hours) Prerequisite(s): Admission to Elementary Education with Infused ESOL and Reading (K-6) BS, and EDG 3620, and EDF 3214, and Corequisites: EDE 4314 and EDE 4943. Or Admission to Exceptional Student Education with Infused ESOL and Reading (K-12) BS, and EEX 3241, and EDF 3214, and Corequisites: EDE 4314 and EDE 4943. EPI (3 credit hours) Topic # 2 Prerequisite: Admission to Elementary Education EPI or Exceptional Education EPI. Corequisite: EDE 4943. This course is designed to help the student gain knowledge and competencies necessary to become an effective teacher and leader in the areas of elementary school mathematics and science. It develops the theoretical bases for mathematics and science learning and teaching, illustrates and applies models for integrating elementary mathematics and science teaching, provides practical experience in curriculum, instruction and assessment. This course addresses specific Next Generation Sunshine State Standards, and/or Common Core State Standards, subject matter competencies and pedagogy pertinent to the disciplines and required for certification. 45-62 contact hours.

EDE 4314   MATHEMATICAL CONCEPTS AND PROCEDURES IN THE K-6 CLASSROOM

credits: 1  

Prerequisite: Admission to the Elementary Education with Infused ESOL and Reading (K-6) BS or the Exceptional Student Education with Infused ESOL and Reading (K-12) BS program. Corequisites: EDE 4304 and EDE 4943. This course introduces conceptually and developmentally appropriate mathematics content based on the five content areas identified by the state (Next Generation Sunshine State Standards), and/or Common Core State Standards. Within these content areas, students will learn techniques consistent with the national process standards including problem solving, computation, effective representation, communication, reasoning, and making connections as well as error pattern analysis and research-based procedural strategies. This course addresses specific Next Generation Sunshine State Standards, and/or Common Core State Standards, subject matter competencies, and pedagogy pertinent to the discipline and required for teacher certification. 17 contact hours.

EDE 4421   EVALUATION IN ELEMENTARY EDUCATION

credits: 2  

Prerequisites: Admission to Elementary Education with Infused ESOL and Reading (K-6) BS, AND EDF 3214, AND EDF 4430, OR Admission to Initial Certification. This course is designed to extend the knowledge base acquired in Measurement, Evaluation and Assessment in Education K-12 to focus on the evaluation of measurement in grades K-6. Teachers learn the principles needed to interpret and understand all types of standardized and non-standardized assessment tools. 32 contact hours.

EDE 4940   INTERNSHIP: ELEMENTARY EDUCATION

credits: 12  

Prerequisites: Successful completion of all Elementary Education BS program requirements and passing of all sections of the General Knowledge and Professional Education Exam. This course requires a teacher candidate to demonstrate competency on the Florida Educator Accomplished Practices (FEAPs) at the pre-professional level during one semester of full time internship in a K-6 school setting as approved by the College of Education. Teacher candidates must assume full-day teaching duties for a minimum of six weeks during the fifteen week internship. The internship also includes mandatory on-campus seminars. Contact hours: a minimum of 35 hours per week for 15 weeks.

EDE 4942   INTEGRATED LANGUAGE ARTS, CHILDREN'S LITERATURE AND SOCIAL SCIENCE PRACTICUM

credits: 1  

Prerequisites: Admission to Elementary Education with Infused ESOL and Reading (K-6) BS, and EDF 3214, and RED 3309 Corequisite: EDE 4226     OR

Admission to Exceptional Student Education with Infused ESOL and Reading (K-12) BS, and EDF 3214, and RED 3309. Corequisite: EDE 4226

Topic #2:

Admission to Elementary Education EPI, or Admission to Exceptional Education EPI and Corequisite: EDE 4226.

This course is designed to give practical experience to students through school-based experiences in public and approved private school classrooms. Students work directly with elementary classroom teachers and have an opportunity to teach both large and small group activities, particularly children’s literature, language arts and social science. This course is designed to develop competencies relative to program planning instruction, daily schedule, record keeping, evaluation, classroom management, reporting to parents, professional organizations, and teacher ethics. Students spend a minimum of sixty (60) school-based hours in the elementary classroom or a setting pre-approved by faculty member teaching the course. 17 contact hours.

EDE 4943   INTEGRATED MATHEMATICS AND SCIENCE PRACTICUM

credits: 1  

Topic #1 Prerequisite: (EDG 3620 or EEX 3241) and EDF 3214 and admission to Elementary Education with Infused ESOL and Reading BS, Exceptional Student Education with Infused ESOL and Reading BS. Corequisites: EDE 4304 and EDE 4314.

OR Topic #2 Prerequisite: Admission to Elementary Education EPI or Exceptional Education EPI. Corequisite: EDE 4304.

This course is designed to give practical experience to students through school-based experiences in public and approved private school classrooms. Students work directly with elementary classroom teachers and have an opportunity to teach both large and small group activities, particularly Math and Science. This course is designed to develop competencies relative to program planning, instruction, daily scheduling, record keeping, evaluation, and classroom management, reporting to parents, professional organizations, and teacher ethics. Students spend a minimum of sixty (60) school-based hours (SBH) in the elementary classroom. 15 contact hours.

EDE 4943 / Topic #2 Integrated Mathematics and Science Elementary (K-6) Field Experience: EPI 1 credit

Prerequisite: Admission to the Elementary Education EPI or Exceptional Student Education EPI. Corequisite: EDE 4304. This course is designed to give practical experience to students through school-based experiences in public and approved private school classrooms. Students work directly with elementary classroom teachers and have an opportunity to teach both large and small group activities, particularly Math and Science. This course is designed to develop competencies relative to program planning, instruction, daily scheduling, record keeping, evaluation, classroom management, reporting to parents, professional organizations, and teacher ethics. 15 contact hours.


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