Best Practices for the Twenty-First-Century Education

EDU 6436 4 Quarter Hours
Course Level CPS - Graduate
Description Focuses on the twenty-first-century classroom, a heterogeneous community with a wide variety of student strengths, needs, and cultural experiences. Explores the philosophical and theoretical foundations of curriculum development and instruction across the disciplines in K–12 classrooms with a focus on utilizing the advantages and richness of this diversity. Examines the best pedagogical practices for meeting the needs of diverse students through a variety of topics, including differentiation; the role of technology; establishing positive classroom environments, routines, practices; and the role of critical thinking at every level.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


Course Sections

There are no current sections scheduled for this course. Undergraduate course numbers changed beginning with the Fall 2016 term. Please make sure you are using the current course number.
Next Term Starts
  • Summer Graduate
    Jul 10, 2017 (4-, 6-, and 8-week classes)
    Aug 7, 2017 (4-week classes)
  • Fall Undergraduate
    Sep 4, 2017 (7.5- and 15-week classes)
    Oct 25, 2017 (7.5-week classes)
  • Fall Graduate
    Sep 18, 2017 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Oct 30, 2017 (6-week classes)

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