General and Program Specific Requirements for Grades 5 and 6 Extensions
19. Extensions to authorize the teaching of a subject in Grades 5 and 6 for certificates in teaching biology, chemistry, earth science, English, mathematics, physics, or social studies (grades 7 through 12)
General requirements: N/A
The program shall include the following:
(i) 6 semester hours in early adolescent development and the application of diverse instructional strategies in middle childhood education, including interdisciplinary teaching and teaming of students and faculty to maximize student learning.