Students will understand the social, physical and cognitive developmental stages of adolescence in relation to the tasks of autonomy, identity and intimacy development.
Demonstrate Impact on Instructional Processes
Students will be able to recognize and identify the implications of adolescent development on their own teaching and be able to integrate future lessons with the knowledge they have of development.
Demonstrate Impace on Classroom Environments
Students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of how adolescent development impacts classroom environments. They will be able to integrate theories of classroom management with their knowledge of adolescent development in order to plan future lessons and management practices based on student developmental needs.