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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.

EDUC 418: Secondary Science Methods I

(Dual-listed with EDUC 518). (3-0) Cr. 3. F.

Prereq: EDUC 280L or EDUC 514; undergraduate students must register concurrently for EDUC 280A; graduate students must register concurrently for EDUC 591D. Admitted to the Educator Preparation Program.
Develop an understanding of research-based practices for effective and equitable science teaching that align with state and national standards. Emphasis is on the character and role of science inquiry, teaching behaviors and strategies, and actively engaging students in self-evaluation and evidence-based inquiry learning experiences.

FCEDS 418: Foundations of Career and Technical Education in Family and Consumer Sciences

(3-0) Cr. 3. S.

Prereq: Credit or concurrent enrollment in FCEDS 413, admission to Educator Preparation program.
Investigation into the philosophy of Career and Technical Education (CTE). Historical development of family and consumer sciences. Planning and implementing programs in family and consumer sciences including FCCLA. Impact of selected legislation on family and consumer sciences programs. Techniques for cooperative education, school-to-work, and work-based education programs. Includes educational opportunities off campus for professional development and career advancement. May be used toward Multioccupations Endorsement.

KIN 418: Supervised Teaching in Physical Education in the Elementary School

Cr. 8. F.S.

Prereq: KIN 280, KIN 282, KIN 312, KIN 355, KIN 395, KIN 471, KIN 475. Students must be fully admitted to Teacher Education and must apply for approval to enroll at the beginning of the semester prior to registering
Supervised teaching in the elementary schools.