In this stage, teacher preparation candidates have multiple opportunities to plan, deliver and evaluate their own lessons, as well as to assess the learning of their students. Cornell students are assessed by their mentor teachers as well as their Cornell professor.

EDU 314 Elementary Mathematics

Current elementary school methods of instruction, lesson planning, computer applications, student assessment, and classroom management. Thirty hours of observation-practicum in the schools. Students must provide their own transportation. This course must be taken PRIOR to student teaching.

EDU 317 Elementary Science and Social Studies

Current elementary school methods in the teaching of natural science and social studies. Special emphasis on the development of interdisciplinary methods, the development of curricular units, lesson design, computer applications, student assessment, and classroom management. Thirty hours of observation-practicum in the schools. Students must provide their own transportation. This course must be taken PRIOR to student teaching.

EDU 318 Elementary Language Arts and Reading

Current elementary school methods in the teaching of reading, instructional planning, language acquisition, student assessment, and teaching materials in the field of elementary language arts and reading. Reading Recovery, Title I, and other reading support programs are addressed. Development of a curriculum unit in both subject areas. Thirty hours of observation-practicum in the schools. Students must provide their own transportation.  This course must be taken PRIOR to student teaching.

EDU 319 Children's Literature

Comparative study of literary texts for children, including instructional planning, the teaching of reading, the use of literature with elementary students, and student assessment. Thirty hours of observation-practicum in the schools. Students must provide their own transportation. This course must be taken PRIOR to student teaching.

INT 121 Communication and Education

Introductory course focusing upon language development and the variations related to cultural and linguistic diversity. The role that information literacy plays in the public setting is also explored. Focus is upon the formative role that all modes of communication play in the pedagogical process. No S/U option. DONHAM

INT 310 Theoretical Foundations in Elementary School Mathematics

This course is designed for Elementary Education majors. This course will focus on understanding elementary mathematical concepts and processes taught in the elementary (K-8) curriculum. Noted are the fundamental mathematical concepts most applicable for teaching at the elementary level: number and operations, algebra, geometry, data analysis and probability. Prerequisites: EDU 205, 215, 230, 240, permission of department chair, and sophomore standing.

INT 320 Interdisciplinary Theory and Practice for the Elementary Classroom

Current K-6 methods in the teaching of visual and performance art and health and wellness. Special emphasis upon pedagogical strategies and theories needed to be an interdisciplinary classroom teacher. Required of all Education majors seeking K-6 certification. Prerequisites: Prerequisites: EDU 205, 215, 230, 240, admission to the Teacher Education Program, and junior standing. BOSTWICK

EDU 322 Secondary Arts, Languages and Adolescent Literature

Current secondary school issues in pedagogy and classroom management, including subject matter and instructional planning in the methods of teaching art, English/language arts, reading, speech communications, adolescent literature, and foreign languages. Development of lesson plans, curriculum units, reading in the content area, the study of computer applications, and student assessment. Thirty hours of observation-practicum in the schools. Students must provide their own transportation. This course must be taken PRIOR to student teaching.

EDU 324 Secondary Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies

Current secondary school issues in pedagogy and classroom management, including instructional planning and methods of teaching mathematics, natural sciences, social sciences, and history. Development of lesson plans, curriculum units, reading in the content areas, student assessment, and the study of computer applications. Thirty hours of observation-practicum in the schools. Students must provide their own transportation. This course must be taken PRIOR to student teaching.

EDU 328 Reading in the Content Areas

Current best practice methodology, techniques, and strategies for teaching reading to middle and high school students. Lesson planning for incorporating reading and adolescent literature into all secondary curricular areas. Classroom management, computer application, student assessment, and forty hours of observation-practicum in the local schools. Students must provide their own transportation. This course must be taken PRIOR to student teaching.

ART 371 Art Methods

Art Methods Current K-12 methods in the teaching of art. Special emphasis on the materials and methods needed to be a creative art teacher. Lesson and unit design, computer applications, student assessment, classroom management, and 30 hours of observation and practicum work in the local schools. Required of all Education majors seeking K-6 and/or 7-12 certification recommendation(s) in art. Optional for general elementary education majors. This course cannot be used for credit toward an Art major or minor. Prerequisites:EDU 205, EDU 215, EDU 230, EDU 240, and admission to Teacher Education Program. No S/U option. (Teacher Preparation) BOSTWICK or PLAUT

KIN 324 Elementary Physical Education Methods

Methods for teaching physical education to elementary school pupils. Rhythms, low and high organization games, elementary gymnastics, classroom management, and audiovisual and Cornell College 2014-15 Academic Catalogue 142 computer applications. Emphasis on movement education and curriculum development. Includes fifteen hours of observation-practicum in the schools. Prerequisites: pursuing education certification or major and permission of instructor. Alternate years. WHALE

KIN 331 Physical Education Methods for Secondary School

Preparation for the teaching of physical education activities in the secondary grades. Current trends in curriculum, planning for lessons, selection of appropriate teaching and evaluation methods, classroom management, and audiovisual and computer applications. Includes fifteen hours of observation-practicum in the schools. Prerequisite: pursuing secondary certification or permission of instructor. Alternate years. WHALE

431 Methods and Materials for Music Education

Preparation for teaching music in the elementary and secondary schools. Educational philosophies, conducting and arranging skills, the teaching of vocal and instrumental music, and teaching strategies for various ages. Twenty-five hours of observation-practicum in music in the schools. Prerequisites: MUS 331 and fulfillment of the Piano Proficiency Requirement. No S/U option. PERRINE