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EDUC 415. Children as Sensemakers

Credits: 1-3. Course may be repeated up to 6 credits

Studies elementary students as individuals who construct understanding of the world around them as they interact with others as well as the physical objects around them. This lecture course teaches how teachers can mediate this process through learning opportunities, eliciting thinking, and providing support to encourage further understanding. Furthermore, students learn to interpret student understanding, define learning goals, facilitate student understanding through modeling, and assess student understanding.

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