Education 260. Teaching and Learning
This course has its focus at the crossroads where theory and educational practice intersect. Through readings, discussions and field experiences, students will examine their beliefs as well as myths and metaphors related to teaching and learning. Students will be introduced to state and national standards, issues around teacher effectiveness and evaluation, and components of the Massachusetts Professional Standards for Teachers: Curriculum, Planning, and Assessment; Teaching All Students; Family and Community Engagement; and Professional Culture. Weekly fieldwork is required.