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[an error occurred while processing this directive] Advanced Studies Program Course Offerings 2007- 2008
• Elementary Generalist Click here for course offerings
This 18 credit program consists of courses designed to provide teachers with multi-curricular content and instructional strategies to facilitate their success as elementary teachers. It addresses major content areas in the elementary curriculum and gives teachers multiple perspectives on teaching students. Those content areas include: Language Arts, Science, Technology, Math, and Social Studies. Within each content area, the Components of an Effective Lesson and Teacher Expectancies will be addressed, connecting the disciplines and providing a balanced delivery of instruction.
• K-5 Literacy Click here for course offerings
This 18-credit program is designed for K-5 classroom teachers and consists of the foundational elements of literacy instruction. Key components include phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, comprehension, and writing. Each component will be explored through research-based principles of effective teaching and learning practices. Addition-ally, each course will include The Components of an Effective Lesson and Teacher Expectancies in order to deepen teachers’ content knowledge in literacy.
• MS Science Click here for course offerings
This eighteen-credit program consists of courses designed to provide teachers with the science con-tent and instructional strategies to facilitate their success as middle school science teachers. It addresses major topics in the middle school curriculum and gives teachers multiple perspectives on teaching students who take the corresponding course. Each course includes modeling The Components of an Effective Lesson, Teacher Expectancies, linking to high school and middle school science courses, connecting to other disciplines, and practicing hands-on, inquiry-based activities, interactive learning, and participation in a balanced delivery of instruction.
• HS Science Click here for course offerings
This 18 credit RPDP HS Science ASP includes all of the requirements and 16-credits of the HSSCP and an additional two (2) of the three (3) credit options listed below. These additional credits meet the requirements needed to attain the Advanced Studies Certification from the Clark County School District.
• MS Math Click here for course offerings
This eighteen-credit program is comprised of five content courses, one application course, one content literacy course, and one technology course. It addresses major topics in the middle school curriculum and builds teacher content knowledge while incorporating pedagogical material. Each course includes modeling The Components of an Effective Lesson, Teacher Expectancies, linkage to high school and middle school math courses, connections to other disciplines, hands-on activities, interactive learning, and participation in a balanced delivery of instruction. This program is suited for both elementary and middle school teachers.
• HS Math Click here for course offerings
This eighteen-credit program is comprised of five overview courses, one technology course, one content literacy course, and one math/science integration course. It addresses major topics in the high school curriculum and gives teachers multiple perspectives on teaching students who take the corresponding courses, in addition to literacy in mathematics and connections to science. Each course includes modeling The Components of an Effective Lesson, Teacher Expectancies, linkage to high school and middle school math courses, connections to other disciplines, hands-on activities, interactive learning, and participation in a balanced delivery of instruction. The sixteen credits identified with an asterisk (*) in their title can apply towards a Master’s degree through UNLV.
• K-12 Technology Click here for course offerings
This 18 credit program, open to all teachers (K-12), is designed to introduce new and exciting technologies to achieve higher level thinking skills and increase student achievement. This program will allow teachers to increase productivity, efficiency, and integrate technology into their curricula.
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