Healthy Children and Classroom Communities: Cultivating a Safe and Productive Learning Environment
2017-2018 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook
   

ED 573 - Healthy Children and Classroom Communities: Cultivating a Safe and Productive Learning Environment

3 Unit(s)
In ED 573, candidates will examine how a classroom community will promote the social/emotional, academic, and the physical health of k-8 pupils. Through collaborative learning and reflection, candidates will explore how to create a safe, caring and respectful environment that enhances students' rights and responsibilities. Candidates will use the state content standards for teaching Physical Education and Health to develop lesson plans. Candidates will also examine issues and responsibilities involving class rules and procedures, safety and bullying, gender diversity, as well as legal and practical issues pertaining to child abuse. Candidates explore the delivery of instruction in the content areas in which they seek their credential with extensive research, practice, and reflection. Topics will include: a) lesson planning and formative assessment, b) classroom management, c) active and equitable participation for culturally, ethnically, linguistically and academically diverse learners, d) formative assessment to differentiate instruction for all learners, and e) Modifications for diverse learners and learners with exceptionalities are researched. The completion of this course will satisfy the CA state requirement in health education for the Multiple Subject and Education Specialist credential applicants. Infant, Child and Adult CPR Certification will also be completed at this time.




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