Elementary Education

  • SED CH 300: Methods of Instruction: Elementary 1-6
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: First-Year Writing Seminar (WR 120 or equivalent)
    Develops pre-service teachers' understandings of the content and methods of instruction in the language arts, social studies, and science. The course focuses on elements of curriculum design; teaching strategies, and institutional policies and practices at the elementary level. Attention is given to providing effective instruction across the curriculum to culturally and linguistically diverse learners. Instructor permission required. Seminar with fieldwork. 10 cr. Effective Fall 2020, this course fulfills a single unit in each of the following BU Hub areas: Writing-Intensive Course, Creativity/Innovation.
    • Creativity/Innovation
    • Writing-Intensive Course
  • SED CH 515: Curriculum Methods, 1-6
    Graduate Prerequisites: Graduate students only. Stamped approval required.
    Examines theories of and develops specific competencies in reading and language arts, social studies and science education; general teaching strategies; basic elements of curriculum design; and institutional policies and practices of elementary education. Develops competency in providing effective instruction across the curriculum to culturally and linguistically diverse learners. Includes application of these competencies in field settings. Application of these competencies in field settings. Instructor permission required. Seminar with fieldwork. 10 cr.
  • SED CH 516: Elem Ela Method
    Examines theories of and develop specific competencies in reading and language arts; general teaching strategies; basic elements of curriculum design; and institutional policies and practices of elementary education. Develops competency in providing effective instruction across the language arts curriculum to culturally and linguistically diverse learners. 3 cr.
  • SED CH 517: Elem Sci Method
    Examines theories of and develop specific competencies in social studies; general teaching strategies; basic elements of curriculum design; and institutional policies and practices of elementary education. Develops competency in providing effective social studies instruction across the curriculum to culturally and linguistically diverse learners. 3 cr.
  • SED CH 518: Elem Soc Method
    Examines theories of and develop specific competencies in science education; general teaching strategies; basic elements of curriculum design; and institutional policies and practices of elementary education. Develops competency in providing effective science instruction across the curriculum to culturally and linguistically diverse learners. 3 cr.
  • SED CH 553: Erly Chld St/Tc
  • SED CH 555: Student-Teaching Practicum: Elementary 1-6
    Supervised student teaching in a classroom for grades 1-6. Includes curriculum development, methods of instruction, and evaluation of the learner. Open only to degree candidates who have completed CH300. Fldwk w/ seminar. 10 cr.
  • SED CH 655: Student-Teaching Practicum: Elementary 1-6
    Graduate Prerequisites: Open only to matriculated graduate students who have completed prerequisites and have passed the School of Education Literacy Test.
    Supervised student teaching in a classroom for grades 1-6. Includes curriculum development, methods of instruction, and evaluation of the learner. Open only to degree candidates who have completed CH515. Fldwk w/ seminar. 8 cr.
  • SED CH 656: S/Tch Elem 1-6
    Supervised student teaching in a classroom for grades 1-6. Includes curriculum development, methods of instruction, and evaluation of the learner. Open only to degree candidates who have completed methods courses. Fldwk w/ seminar.
  • SED CH 684: Tchng Strat Ch