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developmental levels and California content standards. Addresses unique needs and instruction of diverse populations,

including English learners. Approved course for preparing students for the Reading Instruction Competence

Assessment (RICA).

Corequisite: ED550.

ED520 Teaching Reading in the Secondary School (3)

A professional course designed to expose prospective teachers to effective ways of teaching reading to learn in secondary

content classes. Attention is given to selection and use of textbooks, teaching writing patterns and comprehension

strategies appropriate to various content areas, informal assessment of students, and ways of adapting assignments to

varying reading levels. Fifteen (15) hours of classroom fieldwork and observation in reading are required.

Prerequisites:

ED410, ED420, ED400.

ED530A Teaching Strategies for Elementary Math (2)

A professional education course dealing with strategies for teaching elementary mathematics 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: $30.)

Corequisite: ED550.

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.)

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.

Corequisite: must be taken concurrently

with all Fall 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.

Corequisite: must be taken concurrently with all Fall 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