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ED530B Teaching Strategies for Elementary Health, Social Studies, Visual & Performing Arts, Physical

Education, & Science (3)

A professional education course dealing with strategies for teaching elementary health, social studies, visual and

performing arts, physical education, and science with the guidelines set in the respective California State Standards

(Common Core) for K-12 public schools, including working with English learners and students with special needs.

(Course fee: $20.)

Prerequisite: admission to the Multiple Subject Credential Program. Corequisite: ED550.

ED540A Teaching Strategies in the Secondary School – Mathematics (5)

A professional education course dealing with strategies for teaching mathematics in the secondary school using the

guidelines set in the respective California State Standards (Common Core) for K-12 public schools, including working

with English learners and students with special needs. The course is constructed to meet California Commission on

Teacher Credentialing program standards for preparation for teaching mathematics, including instruction in how to

help students solve real-world problems using mathematical reasoning and concrete, verbal, symbolic, and graphic

representations; to understand mathematics as a logical system that includes definitions, axioms, and theorems; and to

understand and use mathematical notation and advanced symbols. At least ninety (90) hours, including those in ED520,

ED550, and ED560, of mathematics classroom observations and fieldwork required.

Prerequisite: admission to the Single

Subject Credential Program. Corequisites: all fieldwork semester courses.

ED540B Teaching Strategies in the Secondary School – Science (5)

A professional education course dealing with strategies for teaching science in the secondary school using the guidelines

set in the respective California State Standards (Common Core and NextGen) for K-12 public schools, including

working with English learners and students with special needs. The course is constructed to meet California Commission

on Teacher Credentialing program standards for preparation for teaching science, including instruction in how to

include explanations, demonstrations, and class activities that serve to illustrate science concepts, principles, scientific

investigation, and experimentation; and how to guide, monitor, and encourage students during investigations and

experiments. At least ninety (90) hours, including those in ED520, ED550, and ED560, of science classroom

observations and fieldwork required.

Prerequisite: admission to the Single Subject Credential Program. Corequisites: all fieldwork

semester courses.

ED540C Teaching Strategies in the Secondary School – History/Social Science (5)

A professional education course dealing with strategies for teaching history/social science in the secondary school using

the guidelines set in the respective California State Standards (Common Core) for K-12 public schools, including

working with English learners and students with special needs. The course is constructed to meet California Commission

on Teacher Credentialing program standards for preparation for teaching history and social science, including

instruction in how to connect essential facts and information to broad themes, concepts and principles; how to connect

history/social science content to current or future issues; how cultural perspectives inform and influence understandings

of history; and how to select and use age-appropriate primary and secondary documents and artifacts to help students

understand a historical period, event, region, or culture. At least ninety (90) hours, including those in ED520, ED550,

and ED560, of history/social science classroom observations and fieldwork required.

Prerequisite: admission to the Single

Subject Credential Program. Corequisites: all fieldwork semester courses.

ED540D Teaching Strategies in the Secondary School – English (5)

A professional education course dealing with strategies for teaching English in the secondary school using the guidelines

set in the respective California State Standards (Common Core) for K-12 public schools, including working with English

learners and students with special needs. The course is constructed to meet California Commission on Teacher

Credentialing program standards for preparation for teaching English, including instruction in how to understand, plan,

design, and implement instruction that includes the following:

Word analysis, fluency, and systematic vocabulary development, as evidenced by the use of phonological,

morphological, and derivational systems of orthographic development.