NDSU Distance & Continuing Education (DCE)

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Course Descriptions

Middle Level Teaching Methods

EDUC 600

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