SETS-UP Teacher Fellowship - Michigan State University - Teacher Education

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MSU SETS-UP: SUPPORTING EARLY-CAREER TEACHERS OF SCIENCE THROUGH URBAN PARTNERSHIPS

 
Courses/Requirements
SEMESTER COURSE #
CORE KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

SUMMER IA

TE 891
Introduction to issues of core content, standards & benchmarks in science or mathematics, learning from students through formative assessment, lesson planning. Includes both university- and school/community-based experiences

 

TE 822
Adolescent development, learning theory, culture in classroom & curriculum; equity & social justice in teaching and learning. Involves both university- and school/community-based experiences

SUMMER IB

TE 860
Methods, materials, activities, and content important to teaching science or mathematics. Emphasis on conceptual understanding of science or mathematics, learner diversity, learning community, conceptual understanding, subject matter content, and learners' prior knowledge, particularly as related to planning and assessment. Includes both university- and school/community-based experiences

 

TE 825
Schools as cultural institutions; urban youth, families & communities; immigrant families; equity & social justice; content area literacy and special needs instruction. Includes both university- and school/community-based experiences

FALL I

TE 801
Issues of professional development and leadership in high-need contexts

 

TE 802
Continuation of 855/860, with particular emphasis on unit-level planning and assessment with specific attention to learners with language or other special learning needs

 

TE 894
Laboratory and field experiences in teaching, curriculum, and schooling

SPRING I

TE 803
Continuation of 801

 

TE 804
Continuation of 804, with particular emphasis on course-level planning, and opportunities for school-based PD and reform

 

TE 894
Laboratory and field experiences in teaching, curriculum, and schooling

SUMMER II*

TE 843
Knowledge and methodology for teaching language, literacy, and thinking in secondary school science and mathematics

FALL II

No coursework;

Induction Activities required.

SPRING II

TE 861 A or C (as scheduled)
Inquiry and the nature of science as part of current science education reforms. Theoretical knowledge and practical skills for including inquiry and the nature of science in science instruction

Induction Activities continue

SUMMER III

TE 870
Simulation in group curriculum deliberation. Critique of curriculum discourse, process, and product. Teachers' roles in site-based curriculum and staff development

 

TE 846**
Developmental processes, instructional practices, and assessment principles that contribute to effective learning of reading and writing. Teaching methods for accommodating the different needs of individual literacy learners

FALL & SPRING III

Induction Activities continue

FALL & SPRING IV

Induction Activites continue

FALL & SPRING V

Culmination of Induction Activites

 

* Completion of requirements for certification by end of summer term
** This course is optional; required for Professional Certificate