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Adolescent Learners in Urban Contexts

Emphasis on applying theoretical knowledge of adolescent development to classroom teaching. Strategies for general and special education teachers to meet thecognitive, emotional, and social needs of adolescents in urban contexts. Focus on differentiating instruction to maximize learning opportunities and outcomes for all learners across ethnicity, race, national origin, linguistic competencies, ability status, learning styles, sexual orientation, gender, and social class. Issues of curriculum development, instructional planning, classroom management, and use of technology. Methods for collaboration with parents, teachers, and other professionals.
Course #
TCHL-GE 2515
Units
2
Term
Fall, January, Spring, Summer
Department

Professors

Diana Turk

Director of Teacher Education/Vice Chair, Dept of Teaching and Learning

dt23@nyu.edu

Fabienne Doucet

Associate Professor of Early Childhood and Urban Education (On Leave 2019-2021)

fd30@nyu.edu