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Elementary Education

(ELED) ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
Department of Instruction and Curriculum Leadership
Deborah Lowther, Ph.D., Interim Chair
Room 106D, E.C. Ball Hall
http://icl.memphis.edu/


ELED 3242 - Teaching/Learning Elem School (3)
Focus on best practices for student learning and cognition in grades K-6; identification, development, and evaluation of strategies and models of instruction sensitive to individual needs of children; emphasis on planning and instruction.

ELED 3251 - Method/Teach Math/Elem Grades (3)
Instructional techniques, curriculum, and materials for teaching mathematics to elementary school students. COREQUISITE: ELED 3261, RDNG 4241, SPED 3804, ICL 4905. PREREQUISITE: admission to TEP and all other coursework must be completed for Residency II Semester requirements.

ELED 3261 - Method/Teach/Science/Elem Grde (3)
Instructional techniques, curriculum. and materials for teaching science to elementary school students. COREQUISITE: ELED 3251, SPED 3804, ICL 4905. PREREQUISITE: admission to TEP and all other coursework must be completed for Residency II Semester requirements.

ELED 3271 - Method/Social Studies/Elem Grd (3)
Instructional techniques, curriculum, and materials for teaching social studies to elementary school students. COREQUISITE: SPED 3800, ICL 4020, ICL 4021,RDNG 4241. PREREQUISITE: ELED 3242, SPED 2000; admission to TEP.

ELED 3281 - Residency I/Elem Teach Pract (3)
Integration of curriculum and instruction for K-6 grades; extended field experiences involving observation and teaching in diverse classrooms. COREQUISITE: ELED 3251, ELED 3261. PREREQUISITE: admission to TEP and completion of all coursework except Residency II semester.

ELED 4351 - Teaching/Learning K-8 (2)
Teacher candidates develop knowledge of best practices for student learning and cognition; identify, develop, and evaluate strategies and techniques of instruction that are sensitive to individual needs of children within a culturally and economically diverse population; emphasis on planning, instruction, assessment, and professional development. Ten hours field experiences. PREREQUISITE/COREQUISITE: ELED 4352, 4353, 4354, admission to TEP, and completion of ALL coursework except Student Teaching and Professional Seminar.

ELED 4352 - Curriculum and Methods K-8 (4)
Teacher candidates will learn developmentally appropriate curriculum for K-8 in literacy, science, mathematics, social studies, and fine arts; methods specific to content areas and evaluate current educational materials such as software, textbooks, and manipulatives. Twenty hours field experiences. PREREQUISITE or COREQUISITE: ELED 4351, 4353, 4354, admission to TEP, and completion of ALL coursework except Student Teaching and Professional Seminar.

ELED 4353 - Thematic Instruction K-8 (4)
Curriculum, methods, and materials for teaching integrated curriculum with a focus on real-world experiences with diverse students in urban settings; teacher candidates will develop and use a thematic unit to instruct K-8 students; emphasis includes critical reflection of how to improve learning and instruction for all students. Twenty hours field experiences. PREREQUISITE or COREQUISITE: ELED 4351, 4352, 4354, admission to TEP, and completion of ALL coursework except Student Teaching and Professional Seminar.

ELED 4354 - Practicum Integrative Urb Envn (2)
Integration of the curriculum and teaching for K-8 grades that includes urban site visitation experiences for observation and teaching diverse learners in real-world situations. PREREQUISITE or COREQUISITE: ELED 4351, 4352, 4353, admission to TEP, and completion of ALL coursework except Student Teaching and Professional Seminar.