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Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Literacy for K-8 Classroom Teachers

Leading to Professional License in Massachusetts. May be taken as a non-licensure program.

Expand and enhance your literacy skills across content areas.

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Courses in Literacy for K-8 Teachers Emphasize:

-Attention to reading, writing, speaking, and listening
-Strategies with a strong focus on academic language development
-Specific understandings and strategies to help English Language Learners make significant academic gains
-Relationship between assessment and instructional decision making
-Integration of quality fiction and nonfiction texts in content and English Language Arts instruction, providing students with models for both reading and writing

Take this Program at an Off Campus Site

Off-Campus CohortLesley offers some of its programs in an off-campus cohort model, where students go through the program together in an intensive weekend format. A Literacy for K-8 Classroom Teachers cohort is planned to begin in Spring 2015 in Shrewsbury, MA. For more information, contact Debbie Mosher. Read more about off-campus programs.

Meet the Program Director

Faculty Margery MillerMargery Staman Miller directs the Language and Literacy Division of the Graduate School of Education. She is a leader in the field, and has written books that include "Literacy and Learning in the Content Areas: Strategies for Middle and Secondary School Teachers." Read Dr. Miller's full faculty profile »