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Ohio Licensure Generalist Endorsement Grades 4 - 5

04/20/09

GRADUATE LEVEL

This series of courses is offered for the candidate who holds the Ohio Early Childhood License/Grades P-3 and which will enable them to obtain the generalist endorsement for grades 4-5. The candidate for the endorsement must complete all 9 semester hours of coursework listed below and pass the Praxis II exam: Elementary Content Knowledge. Prerequisite: Holds an Ohio Early Childhood License/Grades P-3. For graduate students who wish to pursue a Masters in Elementary Education, the Generalist Endorsement courses can be applied toward the M.Ed. For more information on the Masters program, go to http://www.xavier.edu/elementary-grad/Admission.cfm.

Generalist Endorsement Grades 4-5 Courses (Graduate Level Courses Listed)

EDEL 640            Middle Childhood Transitions: Development and Management
1 Credit Hour
Course studies development of the 9-11 year old child within the context of the classroom, with emphasis on developmentally appropriate teaching strategies and management.
EDEL 641            Mathematics Content, Pedagogy, and Assessment Grades 4-5
2 Credit Hours
Course prepares classroom teachers with the conceptual knowledge and skills needed to teach 4th and 5th grade mathematics. Ohio Academic Content Standards Mathematics content will be examined in context with the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics focus on content and pedagogy.
EDEL 642            Science Content, Pedagogy, and Assessment Grades 4-5
2 Credit Hours
Course prepares classroom teachers with early childhood preparation to obtain knowledge and skills necessary for effective science instruction in grades 4 and 5. Course examines the discipline of science as it relates to grades 4 and 5 Ohio Academic Content Standards and the Ohio Science Matrix.
EDEL    643         Language Arts Content, Pedagogy, and Assessment Grades 4-5
2 Credit Hours
Course provides the early childhood classroom teacher with specific content knowledge for grades 4 and 5 literacy skills in the areas of writing, reading, speaking and listening, as specified by the Ohio Academic Content Standards for English Language Arts.
EDEL 644            Social Studies Content, Pedagogy, and Assessment Grades 4-5
2 Credit Hours
Course prepares early childhood classroom teachers with knowledge and skills required for effective social studies instruction of students in grades 4 and 5. Emphasis on Ohio Academic Content Standards Social Studies with six Social Studies Benchmarks focused on Ohio, United States, and North America.

Please see Xavier University's Schedule of Classes for the Summer 2009 Schedule at the following URL:

http://www.xavier.edu/registrar/index.cfm

Select “Schedule of Classes” on the bottom right part of the page. 
 
Select “Summer 2009 Semester” under Select Term.
 
Select “Educ: Elementary Education” under Subject Area, then click on “Class Search.” 
 
The endorsement courses are also available to undergraduate students who are candidates for the Ohio Early Childhood License/Grades P-3. To receive the endorsement the candidate must qualify for the Ohio Early Childhood license, complete the 9 credit hours described below, and pass the Praxis II examination: Elementary Content Knowledge. Undergraduates must complete the following prerequisites PRIOR to enrolling in the EDEL/Endorsement series of courses: EDEC 330 and EDEC 335.