Instructors: Kevin Hunt and Amanda Laberge - Williston Central School
Contemporary middle level schools are structured specifically to respond to the unique nature of young adolescents. This course explores structures that are dedicated to providing developmentally responsive pedagogy for early adolescents. Topics include teaming, grouping, scheduling, advisory, transition planning, and family involvement. Course participants explore the many decisions required to function effectively as a 21st century middle grades team teacher.
Credits: 3 cr.
Contact: Amy Saks Pavese, email@example.com
Instructor: Kathleen Brinegar
Practicing teachers will have the option of completing course requirements individually through the lens of their current middle school context (asynchronous) or as part of a simulated interdisciplinary team (hybrid).
This course is an ideal choice for anyone who is pursuing a middle level endorsement and/or aiming to learn more about teaching young adolescents (students in grades 5-9).
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Contact Dr. Kathleen Brinegar if you have questions: firstname.lastname@example.org