EDUC BC 2032x Contemporary Issues in Education
Study of critical issues confronting education today and their relation to
contemporary society. Topics include equity in learning experiences for
bilingual, culturally diverse, gifted, and disabled students - girls and
boys. The impact of technology, school choice, and standards will be
addressed. Fieldwork required. EDUC X2032_001_2010_3">CourseWorks page - M. Rivera
Maulucci, S. Zaidi
Prerequisites: Enrollment limited to 25 students. Permission of instructor. General Education Requirement: Social Analysis (SOC).
EDUC BC 2045x and y COLLOQUIUM:CURRENT ISSUES IN STEM
This course introduces students to current topics in mathematics education
through the Barnard College STEM Colloquium Series and lunchtime discussions.
Students will explore the sociopolitical contexts in which STEM education
takes place, and consider the implication of these contexts for mathematics
teaching and learning in light of the topics presented. - Lisa Edstrom
Prerequisites: Required for Barnard NOYCE Scholars. Enrollment is open to all, including first year students
EDUC BC 2052y Seminar in Multicultural Elementary
Provides prospective teachers with theory and methods for teaching elementary
school subjects (grades 1-6) to meet intellectual, social and emotional needs
of diverse learners. Topics include foundations of multicultural,
student-centered and critical pedagogies, all aspects of literacy, utilizing
literacy across content areas, constructivist mathematics instruction,
authentic assessment, diversity and inclusion. - L. Edstrom
Prerequisites: This course is a pre-requisite for student teaching in elementary schools; Grade of B or better required to continue. Open to Education Program participants; others only with permission of instructor. Corequisites: This course must be taken in the spring term of the junior year with corequisite EDUC BC2055, Elementary Urban School Practicum.
EDUC BC 2055y Urban School Practicum
Consists of weekly class meetings combined with elementary, middle or high
school classroom internship (depending on desired certification level).
Students observe and apply theoretical principles of pedagogy to teaching and
learning. Class meetings provide opportunities to reflect on internship and
focus on instructional strategies and classroom management techniques. -
Section 1: L. Edstrom; Section 2: M. Rivera Maulucci
Prerequisites: This course is a prerequisite for student teaching; Grade of B or better required to continue.
Enrollment is limited to students accepted into the Education Program (Urban Teaching or Educational Studies) Corequisites: Section 1, Elementary, EDUC BC2052; Section 2, Secondary, EDUC BC2062 for Urban Teaching program participants. Educational Studies students may take it alone. Meets for two hours per week, plus a minimum of six hours per week in the field.
EDUC BC 2062y Seminar in Multicultural Secondary
Prospective teachers explore methods for teaching English, social studies,
the sciences (biology, physics, earth science and chemistry), mathematics,
ancient and foreign languages (Grades 7-12). Topics include multicultural,
critical pedagogical methods appropriate to specific content areas, content
area standards and literacy, diversity, inclusion, and assessment. - M.
Prerequisites: This course is a prerequisite for student teaching in secondary schools; grade of B or better required to continue. Corequisites: This course should be taken in the spring term of the junior year with corequisite EDUC BC2055. Open to Education Program students; others only with permission of instructor.
EDUC BC 3050x Science in the City
In partnership with the American Museum of Natural History students
investigate science, science pedagogical methods, and ways to use New York
City as a resource for science teaching and learning. Sessions will be held
at Barnard and the museum. Field trips and fieldwork required. Non-science
majors pre-service elementary students and first year students, welcome.
Note: Students in the Childhood Urban Teaching Program may use this course as
a second foundations course. EDUC X3050_001_2010_3">CourseWorks page - M. Rivera
Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.
EDUC BC 3052y Math and the City
In partnership with NYC public school teachers, students will have
opportunities to engage in mathematical learning, lesson study, curriculum
development, and implementation, with a focus on using the City as a
resource. Students will explore implications for working with diverse
populations. Non-math majors, pre-service elementary students and first-year
students welcome. Note: Students in the Childhood Urban Teaching Program may
use this course as a second foundations course. - Gia Moreno
EDUC BC 3058x Science in the City II: Preparing Future Scientists
Students investigate the science of learning, the Next Generation Science
Standards, scientific inquiry and engineering design practices, and
strategies to include families in fostering student achievement and
persistence in science. Fieldwork required. Non-science majors, pre-service
elementary students, and first year students, welcome - TBA
Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.
EDUC BC 3063x and y Student Teaching in Urban Schools
Supervised student teaching in elementary or secondary schools includes
creating lesson plans, involving students in active learning, using
cooperative methods, developmentally appropriate assessment, and meeting the
needs of diverse learners in urban schools. Teaching skills developed through
weekly individual and/or group supervision meetings (to be scheduled at the
beginning of the semester), conferences, and portfolio design. Requires 100
hours of teaching at two different grade levels, full-time for one
semester. Note: Students are only permitted to leave their student
teaching placements early twice a week, once for EDUC BC3064 and one other day for one additional course
having a start time of 2 pm or later. Students are only permitted to take one
additional course while enrolled in EDUC BC3063 and EDUC BC3064 EDUC X3063_001_2010_3">CourseWorks page - L. Bell, L.
Edstrom, M. Rivera Maulucci
Prerequisites: Completion of EDUC BC2052 or EDUC BC2062 and EDUC BC2055, with grades of B or better. Corequisites: EDUC BC3064. Enrollment limited.
EDUC BC 3064x and y Seminar on Issues in Urban
Designed to help student teachers develop as reflective practictioners who
can think critically about issues facing urban schools, particularly how
race, class and gender influence schooling; and to examine the challenges and
possibilities for providing intellectually engaging, meaningful curriculum to
all students in urban classrooms. EDUC X3064_001_2010_3">CourseWorks page - L. Bell
Corequisites: EDUC BC3063. Enrollment limited to student teachers enrolled in the Education Program.
BC3012 Economics of Education