Elementary I Credential
CURRICULUM LISTED BELOW INCLUDES THE AMERICAN MONTESSORI SOCIETY ELEMENTARY I CREDENTIAL (AGES 6 TO 9), A MASTER OF EDUCATION DEGREE AND OHIO PRE-KINDERGARTEN AND K-5 STATE OF OHIO TEACHER LICENSURE. ALSO LISTED ARE COURSES THAT CAN BE ADDED TO EXPAND THE ELEMENTARY I CREDENTIAL TO THE ELEMENTARY I-II CREDENTIAL.
|Course Name||Credit Hours|
|Total Credit Hours||54|
|EDFD 500 History and Philosophy of American Education **||3|
|EDFD 505 Organization of Education Systems in the United States **||3|
|EDFD 507 Educational Research **||2|
|EDFD 508 Educational Research Paper**||1|
|EDME 551 Montessori Education: Philosophical Approach||3|
|EDME 563 Early Cognitive Development||3|
|EDME 550 Methods of Observation||3|
|EDME 552 Montessori Curriculum Design and Teaching Strategies I||3|
|EDME 556 Montessori Integration of Curriculum: Primary||3|
|EDME 670 Montessori Primary Practicum I||3|
|EDME 671 Montessori Primary Practicum II||3|
|EDME 553 Montessori Math and Geometry Methods||3|
|EDME 554 Montessori Language Arts and Reading Methods||3|
|EDME 555 Montessori Cultural Subjects Methods||3|
|EDRE 512 Reading Methods for Early Childhood||3|
|*EDME 570 9-12 Montessori Math I and II||3|
|*EDME 570 9-12 Montessori Geometry||3|
|*EDME 572 Montessori 9-12 History and Geography||3|
|*EDME 573 Montessori 9-12 Botany and Zoology||3|
|*EDME 574 Montessori 9-12 Physical Science||3|
|*EDME 575 Montessori 9-12 Language and Children's Literature||3|
|EDME 576 Phonics skills for Early Childhood||3|
|EDME 559 Community and Advocacy in Education||3|
|EDSP 505 Foundations in Early Childhood Special Education **||3|
|EDRE 578 Diagnosis/Correction of Reading Disabilities ***||3|
*Students may add the A.M.S Elementary II by completing an intensive summer program.
**Courses required to complete the Master of Education. EDFD 508 -The research paper should be completed in the area of early childhood education and an approved copy of the completed paper submitted to the director of the program for the departmental library.
***Students wishing Ohio licensure for Pre-Kindergarten and K-5 must meet general education background requirements and complete course EDRE 578.