How is the teachHOUSTON Program different from traditional teacher-preparation programs?
You will gain hands-on teaching experience as early as your first semester.
You will learn how to teach from some of the finest Master Teachers in Houston .
You will develop your own teaching portfolio throughout the program..
What are the benefits of the teachHOUSTON Program?
You will discover early on whether you want to pursue a career in teaching
You will deepen your understanding of science and math concepts as you teach.
You will meet other students who share a common interest in teaching.
How many professional development hours will I carry each semester?
There are 18 hours of professional development coursework. You will enroll in a one-hour field-based course during your first two semesters in the program. The remaining three-hour courses can be taken one semester at a time. Student teaching will occur during the final semester of your senior year.
What type of certification will I have when I complete the program?
teachHOUSTON will prepare you for certification in Grades 8-12 mathematics, composite science, life science, physical science, or computer science.
How much time will I actually spend in classrooms?
You will begin teaching students your first semester in the program. By the time you reach your student teaching semester, you will have taught as many as 15-20 lessons at the elementary, middle, and high school levels.
What are the courses in the teachHOUSTON program?
CUIN 1101: Teaching Science and Math - STEP 1
CUIN 1102: Teaching Science and Math - STEP 2
CUIN 3350: Knowing and Learning Science and Math
CUIN 3351: Classroom Interactions in Science and Math
CUIN 3352: Perspectives of Math and Science
BIOL 4340/CHEM 4340/PHYS 4340: Research Methods in Science and Math
CUIN 4350: Multiple Teaching Strategies
EDUC 4314: Student Teaching in Secondary Schools
EDUC 4315: Student Teaching Seminar