Portland-State-University 2021-2022 Bulletin

ITP 516 Engaging Young Adolescent Learners

Approaches for effectively educating young adolescents (10 to 15 year olds) in middle grades schools. Emphasizes identity formation, developmental responsiveness, motivation and engagement, culturally relevant practice, instructional strategies, and authentic learning opportunities. Examines educational policy and current trends in secondary school reform. Also addresses transitions occurring between school levels.




Admission to the Graduate Teacher Education Program, Master’s in Curriculum and Instruction, and others with instructor approval.
  • Up one level
  • 500