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SCTC 1289. Step 2: Inquiry Based Lesson Design with Strategies for English Learners. 1 Credit Hour.

This course is typically offered in Fall & Spring.

This is the second course in the TUteach pedagogy sequence. This course offers students the opportunity to explore science or mathematics teaching as a career, first-hand experience planning inquiry-based curriculum, and an introduction to theory, research and practice in teaching English language learners in the middle grades. Students will explore the philosophies of bilingual and ESL education as well as different program models that address the education of linguistically diverse students. Students attend 1.5 hours of class on campus each week, where they learn to design and deliver inquiry-based lessons with an understanding of how to adapt standards-based lessons for English language learners. Students teach three lessons in middle grade classroom during the semester. Students will also develop cross-cultural competence through interactions with ELLs, teachers and school staff in the middle grades. After Step 2, students can decide whether they want to pursue teacher certification through the TUteach program.

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit.

SCTC 1189|Minimum Grade of C-|May not be taken concurrently.