Develop unique pedagogical skills and knowledge necessary for teaching and inspiring this age group.
Broaden your subject area knowledge base and delve into the most current research on adolescence and high schools. Investigate assessment and learn to develop instruments and interpret data, work with diverse populations, and engage with current technologies. We offer degrees and Massachusetts Initial licensure in the following high school content areas: EnglishHistoryMathematicsPolitical Science/Political PhilosophyBiologyEarth ScienceChemistryPhysics
This course is focused on helping participants develop a comprehensive vision of classroom management and the skills that enable them to create optimal learning environments, prevent disruptive behaviors, and respond appropriately when problematic behaviors occur. Participants will gain confidence in their ability to create safe, welcoming, supportive classrooms that promote mutual respect. Participants will also learn to use effective consequences and supportive interventions to help reluctant and resistant learners change their behavior.
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Lesley offers some of its programs in an off-campus cohort model, where students go through the program together in an intensive weekend format (one weekend a month). For more information, contact Debbie Mosher. Read more about off-campus programs.
Linda Mensing-Triplett brings to the position of program director of the Middle and High School Master's programs experience in educational technology, child psychology, assessment, and teaching students with severe special needs.