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EDUC 406: Social Justice Education and Teaching: Secondary

(3-0) Cr. 3. F.S.SS.

Prereq: EDUC 201 or EDUC 203, (or KIN 312 or KIN 471 for PETE candidates), EDUC 332 or EDUC 333, junior classification, admitted to the Educator Preparation Program. Restricted to those enrolled in Secondary and K-12 Education Programs.
Awareness and nature of social justice in relation to the educational system; need for cultural competence; multicultural concepts and theories; awareness of context of cultural groups - their history, perspective, needs, and contributions; problems and issues regarding prejudice, and discrimination based on race, ethnicity, socioeconomic class, gender, sexual identity and language in the school environment. Special attention to culturally relevant teaching in grades 7 through 12, along with curriculum transformation and social action in those grades.
Meets U.S. Diversity Requirement

School of Education

The School of Education at Iowa State University is committed to engaging in rigorous and socially meaningful research. We are preparing leaders and practitioners across the P-20 continuum who support rich, equitable learning opportunities for all students. Supporting public education as a cornerstone of a healthy, vibrant, and just society, the School of Education strives to be a national leader in educational theory, policy, and practice, as we honor the land-grant tradition and the broader mission of the university to serve the people of Iowa.

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