Our Master of Education in Curriculum & Instruction: Science program is designed for teachers in K-12 schools as well as community college who want to enhance their science content knowledge and skills to increase student learning and understanding of fundamental science concepts. An emphasis is placed on effective teaching strategies and practices that are aligned with the National Science Education Standards (NSES), and the standards of the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), and that address inquiry methods for teaching science. Included in this course of study is the integration of technology to enrich science learning in the Kindergarten through Grade 12 science core curriculum and virtual laboratory experiences.
EDCI 527 The Nature of Science (3)
EDCI 537 Planning for an Inquiry-Based Classroom (3)
EDCI 547 Transformative Science in the Differentiated Classroom (3)
EDCI 557 The Technology-Based Science Classroom (3)
TOTAL (semester hours) (12)