This course is designed to prepare the elementary teacher to incorporate music into the classroom setting. Students will learn the fundamentals of music, develop music skills, and survey music teaching methods. The course includes a study of musical concepts, repertoire of children's songs, and basic skills on classroom instruments. Students must provide their own guitar.
The purpose of this course is for students to learn how to administer special education within the public school system. Students will learn the special education process from pre-referral through evaluation and implementation of the Individualized Education Plan. Student will learn to write individual present level of academic achievement and functional performance statements and measurable annual goals for an Individual Educational Plan. Students will complete a 90 hour filed experience in the public school.