EDMG 5255. FAMILY AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT IN RESPONSIVE SCHOOLS FOR YOUNG ADOLESCENTS. (3-1-3)
Prerequisites: Successful completion of all previous courses in the Middle Grades Master of Arts in Teaching Math and Science (MG MAT M&S): EDMG 5212, EDMG 5250, EDIT 5220, EDMG 5240, EDMG 5245, EDMG 5002, EDRD 5210, EDEX 6111, and EDIT 5222. This course examines the interactive relationships among families, communities, and middle schools that can provide for a more responsive education for young adolescents. Graduate students will study recent research in order to deepen their understanding of the ways that these relationships have an impact on student learning and create a plan for improving this aspect of middle grades education before becoming certified teachers.