Middle Grades Preparation (MGP)

College of Education and Social Work

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MGP 220. Field Experience: Middle Level Environment. 3 Credits.

Orientation for the curricula, processes, and structures of 4-8 classrooms. Field experiences, minimum 30 hours, related to course topics.
Pre / Co requisites: MGP 220 requires prerequisites of EDP 200 and EDP 201; field clearances.
Gen Ed Attribute: Writing Emphasis.
Typically offered in Fall, Spring & Summer.

MGP 335. Teaching Social Studies in Middle Grades. 3 Credits.

This course is a study of social studies teaching and student learning in grades 4-8, focusing on related curricula, instruction and assessment in these grades. National, state and local standards are utilized as frameworks to explore the context, purpose, content, and interdisciplinary nature of the social studies. Field clearances required.
Pre / Co requisites: MGP 335 requires prerequisite MGP 220, Formal Admission to Teacher Education and field clearances.
Gen Ed Attribute: Writing Emphasis.
Typically offered in Fall & Spring.

MGP 410. Student Teaching. 6 Credits.

A semester long, full time field experience. The student teacher assumes increasing responsibility in the classroom, as demonstrated by effective methods for the planning, delivering, and reflecting on instruction. Weekly seminars are required. Field clearances required.
Pre / Co requisites: Formal Admission Teacher Ed.
Typically offered in Fall & Spring.

MGP 411. Student Teaching. 6 Credits.

A semester long, full time field experience. The student teacher assumes increasing responsibility in the classroom, as demonstrated by effective methods for the planning, delivering, and reflecting on instruction. Weekly seminars are required. Field clearances required.
Pre / Co requisites: Formal Admission Teacher Ed.
Typically offered in Fall & Spring.