Philosophy of Education Course

RE 201.2: History of education and contrasts of philosophies of education with a thorough explanation of the Biblical philosophy of education.

Instructional Techniques (Teaching Methods)

RE 202.2: Explanation of how to prepare and present a unit with objectives and a survey of different methods of teaching and what makes an effective teacher.

Child Growth and Development

RE 302.2: Characteristics of students from toddler through adolescence with an emphasis on how to teach at the various levels.

Adolescent Psychology

RE 303.2: Survey of the physical, emotional, spiritual, and cognitive characteristics of teens at various stages in their development.

Classroom Management (Elective)

RE 304.2: Strategies for use in the classroom to keep students on task and to handle problems that arise.

Assessment (Tests and Measurement)

RE 305.2: How to write effective classroom tests and how to administer and interpret standardized tests.

Curriculum Development

RE 401.2: How to determine what should be taught at each grade level, how to lay out a course and determine if objectives have been met.

Discovering and Encouraging Every Kind of Mind

RE 402.2: This course will develop an understanding of how students learn and think, and give a special emphasis on ways to help students who struggle.

Educational Psychology (How Students Learn) (Elective)

RE 403.2: How students learn and can be motivated to learn.

Issues in Education (Elective)

RE 404.2: Involves researching several topics pertinent to Christian education today.

Curriculum and Methods in Subject Areas (Elective)

RE 405.2: Reading, Math, World History, U.S. History, Earth Science, Life Science– independent individualized projects to improve a potential teacher’s mastery of basic academic subject matter.