EDUC 0521 - Middle School and Its Students

Credits: 3

Participants in this graduate course will explore the unique social, emotional, physical, and cognitive needs of middle grade learners with and without special needs. Focus will be placed on utilizing an asset vs. deficit model, as well as the importance of understanding one's own dispositional/cultural mindset. In order to create developmentally responsive schools, classroom, lessons, and interactions, research-based practices will be emphasized. This graduate course is cross-listed with EDUC 0321 and is differentiated by assignments, learning outcomes and expectations at an advanced level.


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