This course focuses on society as a context upon which the schools have been established. Educational philosophies that are related to the society as a foundation of schools and schooling shall be emphasized. Further, principles and theories on school culture, social and organizational leadership shall be included to prepare prospective teachers to become school leaders and managers.
This is a practicum research course that will provide prospective elementary teachers an avenue to conduct applied or action research that will provide empirical bases to improve teaching and learning.
This course, Teaching Science in the Elementary Grades-Biology & Chemistry enables future Science Teachers to understand the intent, content, and structure of the Elementary Science Curriculum, and equip them with principles and elements of instructional planning, various teaching and assessment strategies as well as development of instructional materials for elementary science. It also provides activities fostering understanding of spiraling basic science concepts and application of science inquiry in Biology & Chemistry.