NDSU Distance & Continuing Education (DCE)

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K-12 Professionals

Middle Level Teaching Methods

EDUC 600




Instructor: Kimberly Rensch

Grading: Letter

Tuesday, January 13, 2015 - Friday, May 08, 2015

Instruction Mode: Internet-Asynchronous (Online Class)

Available Seats: 5

Academic Level: K-12 Professional Development

NDSU Credit Fee: $375

Course Description:

This course provides instruction and guidance in the design, implementation, and assessment of teaching strategies adapted to young adolescents.


The students will:

1.  Describe who middle level learners are developmentally.

2.  Analyze various strategies and ideas concerning middle level teaching and learning and articualte a personal philosophy.

3.  Determine best instructional methods for middle level learners.

4.  Design an integrated instructional unit of study based on best practice for middle level learners.


Wormeli, Rick, Meet Me in the Middle, Stenhouse Publishers, 2001, ISBN: 1571103287

Marzano, Robert, et. al, Classroom Instruction that Works: Research-Based Strategies for Increasing Student Achievement, Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 2001, ISBN: 0871205041

About The Instructor

Kim Rensch
Kimberly Rensch

Kimberly Rensch received her M.S. in Education with emphasis on middle level education and her B.A. from University of North Dakota. Kimberly has over 10+ years teaching experience.



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