Leading to Initial Teacher Licenses in Elementary and Reading Specialist in Massachusetts
Earn an elementary classroom teaching license and a reading specialist license in one program.
Become a licensed elementary teacher and move on to your reading specialist license in this streamlined, dual licensure elementary and reading Master of Education (M.Ed.) program. Combine your passion for teaching with your passion for reading and meeting the literacy needs of students at all grade levels. In the program, you will:
Disciplinary literacies are explored as a means of accessing content knowledge in the PreK-12 classroom. The course examines constructivist reading comprehension and vocabulary strategies, and investigates how listening, speaking, reading, writing, and viewing are a means of both developing and demonstrating content area knowledge. Diverse text types and genres are examined for their complexity and content, as tools for scaffolding content learning.
Valerie Harlow Shinas
Division Director, Assistant Professor
Expected Program Outcomes: Elementary
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