EDUC 305 Philosophy and Curriculum of Middle School

Students will explore the historical development of the middle school concept, its current practices, and future trends. Taking into consideration the physical and emotional changes which occur with students at this age level, the students will compare the philosophy of middle schools with the more traditional junior high philosophy. Students will explore the development of a curriculum for middle school based upon the middle school concepts learned in class. Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education. Spring.