Rechtschaffen Institute of Judaic Studies | Evaluated Learning Experience
Effective Elementary Education (EDU 503)
Varies; self-study format
March 2021 - Present.
Upon successful completion of the learning experience, students will be able to: enhance the skills and personality traits of effective teachers in elementary education; identify and apply professional language to depict elementary curriculum, instruction, and assessment; describe and apply principles of effective teaching in elementary class settings; identify and incorporate principles of effective teaching to make wise professional judgments; build general and specific strategies to address student diversity in the elementary education settings; plan clear, coherent, and standards-based elementary lessons; apply principles of classroom testing and evaluation to practical teaching situations.
Major topics include: characteristics of effective teachers; knowing diverse students; instructional planning; differentiating instruction; teacher-centered and student-centered instructional strategies; strategies to promote student understanding, thinking, and engagement; managing lesson delivery; classroom management and discipline; assessing and reporting student performance; and working with colleagues and parents.
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Education (8/21).