Professor J LEMKE
Methods, Curriculum, and Student Teaching for
Secondary School Science Education:
Feb 03 -- Nature and Goals of Secondary School Science Education
Feb 10 -- NO CLASS [Thursday classes meet]
Feb 17 -- Unit and Lesson Planning
Feb 24 -- Unit and Lesson Planning
Mar 03 -- Classroom Dialogue and Interaction
Mar 10 -- The Art of Classroom Question and Answer
Mar 17 -- Testing and Assessment I
Mar 24 -- [No class; Special Assignment]
Mar 31 -- Testing and Assessment II; Alternative Assessment
Apr 07 -- Reading, Writing, and Science
Apr 14 -- [No class; SPRING BREAK]
Apr 21 -- Mathematics, Symbolic Systems, and Science
Apr 28 -- Laboratory, Fieldwork, and Small Group Teaching
May 05 -- Computers, Multimedia, and Science Teaching
May 12 -- Curriculum Standards and Reform in Science
May 19 -- Histories and Futures of Science Curriculum
Readings: There will be a course packet of readings and supplementary materials. You will also be expected to access course information on the WorldWideWeb over the internet (http://academic.brooklyn.cuny.edu/education/jlemke/courses/ed65/index.htm), and some information will also be available by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com (note two L's in the username). Internet access is available in the Library, the Atrium Computer Center, SUBO, the Internet Cafe in Whitehead (under construction), and elsewhere on campus.
Major Assignments: Detailed instructions in Course Readings Packet or to be distributed in class; there may also be minor assignments from time to time.
1. Unit Plan and Lesson Plan(s) in one science topic area (DUE March 10)
2. Alternative Assessment (DUE March 31) / Classroom Unit Test (DUE April 21)
3. Internet or Software Curriculum Analysis & Critique (DUE May 19)
Grades in this course, if you are doing student teaching and are registered for Education 65.04, will be based 50% on observations and evaluations of your student teaching work in the school, 40% on written assignments, and 10% on class participation. If you are not doing student teaching, or are registered for Education 67.04 or Education 613.1, the basis will be 80% written assignments and 20% class participation. If you are registered for Education 613.2, that grade will be based 100% on student teaching work in the school.
There is No Final Examination in this Course.