EDUC 333 - Communication Arts in the K-6 Classroom
4 credits. E.
This course provides teacher candidates with a thorough background in current research, methods/strategies, and best practices in how to effectively teach communication arts (reading, writing, speaking, listening, drama, spelling and handwriting) to children in elementary school and how to integrate these arts into the curriculum. Incorporated into the course are field trips to elementary classrooms to observe exemplary practices of the teaching of writing and reading. This course is part of the elementary methods-in-teaching semester, which includes an intensive clinical with daily teaching responsibilities.