Center for Academic and Religious Excellence (C.A.R.E.) | Evaluated Learning Experience
EDU 304 Foundations of Education
Center for Academic and Religious Excellence (CARE), Brooklyn, NY
Proficiency examination program administered at the CARE testing center or authorized proctor sites.
September 2016 - Present.
The student will be able to demonstrate proficiency as follows: Identify the challenges of entering teachers; realize the challenge of teaching all students; trace global origins of American education to ancient civilizations; discuss how various educational pioneers shaped education in the U.S. today with their specific methods and philosophies; trace the historical development of American education from colonial times to the present; analyze U.S. Supreme Court cases on teacher rights and responsibilities; be ready to introduce 21st century skills to classroom settings.
In order to prepare for this exam, the students will cover the following topics: Motivational techniques to engage all students; the importance of professional development; valuable teacher organizations and specialized professional organizations; the impact of medieval, Renaissance, Reformation, and Enlightenment cultures; significant events in the history of American education; 21st century curriculum trends; challenges which face schools in the U.S. today.
In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 6 semester hours in Early Childhood Education, Education, Elementary Education, or Special Education (9/16).