The unit enables teacher education students who have an enthusiasm for and expertise in Science and Technology to undertake a more extensive preparation in this discipline. It is designed to develop a holistic view of Science and Technology as an essential component of the primary school curriculum. The unit also focuses on ways to support teacher colleagues and promote excellence in Science and Technology K-6 education. Connections between theory, research and practice will be exemplified through close links with the fourth year professional experience.
1x2hr seminar for 9 wks plus 2x2hr school visits, 1x2hr excursion site visit
2000wd Excursion plan (50%) and 2000 wd School teaching plan evaluation OR Critical reflection on a taught lesson (50%)
170 credit points including EDUP4083