*EDE 731: Problems of Coordinating Science Instruction in the Elementary School.
3 hours, 3 credits. A course designed to prepare resource teachers for coordinating sciences in the elementary schools. It will include a study of the objectives and content of elementary science curricula; training in the methods and techniques of elementary science teaching; demonstration and laboratory materials, textbooks, reference books, periodicals, and other teaching aids; the problems of ordering and storing science supplies; the use of audiovisual devices; community resources and the conducting of field trips; participation in science fairs and exhibits; science assemblies; and the evaluation of elementary science teaching. One of the important activities will be setting up grade conferences, workshops, and other types of training programs for teachers.
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