Principles & Practices of Middle School Philosophy
Instructor: Sandy Stadheim
Thursday, September 25, 2014 - Friday, November 14, 2014
Meet Sept. 25; Oct. 16, 17, 23 [5:00 - 9:00 pm]; Nov. 1 & 8 [8:00 am - 4:00 pm] + additional online hours with course completion Nov. 14
Instruction Mode: Combination
Location: Fort Berthold Community College, Room 44, New Town, ND
Academic Level: K-12 Professional Development
NDSU Credit Fee: $300
Middle School has changed its agenda and structure. Become familiar with development of the adolescent in mental, physical and cultural needs. Know and understand interdisciplinary teams.
- Identify and explain and mental development of the adolescence;
- Identify and explore contemporary issues involved in middle schools and the advantages and disadvantages of both;
- Become familiar with the history of middle school;
- Identify technology resources available on the internet for Middle School students and teachers;
- Understand the philosophical foundations of developmentally responsive and middle level program and schools;
- Become familiar with foundations that support developmentally responsive and socially equitable programs for all young adolescents;
- Understand the team process as a structure for school improvement and student learning;
- Understand flexible scheduling and the provisions made available;
- Understand the commitment to middle level philosophy.
NDSU registration will be done first day of class.