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Educators have the opportunity to study data-driven and research-backed techniques for building fundamental skills in their elementary-aged students in this 30-semester-credit specialization. Content focuses on developing critical literacy, mathematical, and STEM skills in students to enable them to develop critical thinking skills and tackle everyday challenges. Emphasis on practical strategies includes the following:
- Implementing research-based practices in key areas of reading instruction.
- Employing technology to promote higher levels of engagement and learning.
- Adopting data-driven practices to identify areas of need, monitor student progress, and inform instruction.
- Applying proven strategies to ensure students learn critical math content and skills.
- Improving students’ analytical and problem-solving skills.
Each course is 4 weeks in length, and students take up to two courses at once.
*The MS in Education with a specialization in Elementary Education (16-Month Option, Non-Licensure) does not lead to an endorsement, certification, or licensure. Walden makes no representation, warranty, guarantee, or commitment that successful completion of this program or coursework for graduate credit within this program will permit a graduate to obtain state certification or licensure.