Teacher in Classroom

Welcome to the Department of Curriculum and Instruction ..Where Teachers Come to Learn!

In partnership with area schools, our undergraduate and graduate-level students are empowered for high cognitive demand teaching which includes:

  • Knowledge of content
  • Knowledge of pedagogy
  • Designing Instruction for all students to do complex thinking and academic work
  • Providing effective feedback and evidence-based assessments
  • Forming collaborative relationships with families and communities to support student learning

FUNDING YOUR FUTURE

Fund your future

FREE BILINGUAL, CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION, AND READING GRADUATE COURSES FOR TEXAS INSERVICE OR PRESERVICE TEACHERS MAY MINI, SUMMER AND FALL 2016                                   

May mini 2016 (5/16/2016-6/1/2016)

RDG 529.01W-Children’s Literature:  Focus on STEM tradebooks 

Summer I 2016 (6/6/2016-7/7/2016)

BLED 597.01W-Teaching ELLs with Technology

EDCI 519.01W-Response to Intervention Applied to Exceptional Learners 

Summer II 2016 (7/11/2016-8/11/2016)

BLED 597.01W-Project-Based Learning for ELLs

EDCI 519.01W-Response to Intervention Applied to Exceptional Learners

EDCI 597.01W-Science Instruction for the 21st Century

RDG 597.01W-Literacy Instruction 21st Century

August mini 2016 (8/12/2016-8/26/2016)

EDCI 519.01W-Response to Intervention Applied to Exceptional Learners

Fall 2016 (8/29/2016-12/16/2016)

BLED 597.01W-Teaching ELLs with Technology

EDCI 519.01W-Response to Intervention Applied to Exceptional Learners

EDCI 529.01W-Math Instruction for the 21st Century

EDCI 597.01W-Science Instruction for the 21st Century

RDG 597.01W-Literacy Instruction for the 21st Century

Course Descriptions

For specific information and eligibility requirements, please follow the below links to the Graduate School:

May Mini:

http://www.tamuc.edu/academics/graduateSchool/funding/scholarships/fundingfuture/future-semesters/freecourserdgMayMini2016.aspx

Summer 2016:

http://www.tamuc.edu/academics/graduateSchool/funding/scholarships/fundingfuture/future-semesters/freecourseEDCISummer2016.aspx

Fall 2016:

http://www.tamuc.edu/academics/graduateSchool/funding/scholarships/fundingfuture/future-semesters/freecourseEDCIFall-2016.aspx

Degree Programs include:

  • BSIS/BAIS-Field-based undergraduate teacher certification preparation – strong certification rates, wide variety of placement opportunities, and intensive support from mentor teachers and university liaisons.  Certifications are available for EC-6, 4-8, and 8-12;
  • Online masters degrees in Curriculum & Instruction, Early Childhood Education, or Reading;
  • Secondary Education Masters Degree with the option of 18 hours for coursework preparing secondary teachers to teach Dual Credit in their content area; 
  • Doctoral degree (EdD in Supervision, Curriculum, and Instruction) with multitude of options for areas of emphasis such as  Early Childhood Education, Reading, Bilingual Education/ESL, Math Education, Science Education, Special Education, and other areas

Our faculty is comprised of outstanding educators who have earned masters and doctoral degrees from universities throughout the United States and who have practical experience teaching in K-12  classrooms.  Many faculty teams have secured grants which provide additional support for learning to teach English Learners and preparation for teaching in the STEM areas.