Course Description

Covers the topics of curriculum theory and instructional practices and processes as they relate to the secondary science classroom, with particular emphasis on the needs of the in-service teacher. Subjects discussed include:

  • transforming science knowledge into science literacy
  • integrating science inquiry into the daily curriculum
  • orchestrating the laboratory (including lab safety)
  • utilizing technology and internet resources
  • strategies for teaching science to English language learners
  • issues of gender equity in science education
  • issues of cultural diversity in science education
  • how to meet the needs of diverse learners
  • science assessments, rubrics, and grading
  • designing engaging lessons aligned with the Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards


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Online - Fix-date
Oct 15, 2022 to Dec 03, 2022
Contact Hours
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Course Fee(s)
Tuition - $645 credit (4 units) $645.00
Available for Credit
4 units
Section Notes
Enroll before August 29 and save 15%. Apply discount code FALL15.
Section Materials
  • (Mandatory) Assessing Student Learning by Design: Principles and Practices for Teachers and School Leaders ISBN 978-0807765401
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