Prerequisites: EDUC 204, 223, 224 and 236. (Both semesters/3 credits)
An examination of modern elementary science methods and curriculum materials specific to Early Childhood Education and Dual Certification majors using a constructivist-based instructional approach. Emphasis is on curricular innovations, including content, process, and discovery and the application of technology to the teaching of science. The philosophical, psychological and structural natures of the various approaches are considered. Must be taken in Phase I.