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This 30-semester-credit specialization addresses the technology-oriented literacy landscape of the 21st century and provides teachers with the latest research and practical strategies to increase the achievement of all their students, including linguistically, culturally, and academically diverse learners. Based on International Reading Association standards, this specialization provides the knowledge and skills teachers need to confidently manage their classroom literacy programs and to effectively address the complexities of teaching reading and writing in today’s classroom.
Each course is 8 weeks in length, and there are two consecutive courses per semester. The specialization is offered in a prescribed online sequence.
*Walden University’s MS in Education program with a specialization in Elementary Reading and Literacy (Non-Licensure) (P–6) does not lead to certification or licensure in elementary reading and literacy. 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 as an elementary reading teacher.