Master of Education: Elementary Education (Grades 1 - 6)

Overview

Master of Education

Lasell’s M.Ed. in Elementary Education (Grades 1-6) provides the foundation and professional qualifications needed to lead a dynamic, inclusive, and engaging elementary classroom. Coursework includes curriculum development and assessment for a diverse range of learners; teaching techniques for different areas of instruction; current policy and research; strategies for maximizing student success; and an immersive practicum that allows you to put your learning into practice. Pursue either initial licensure to begin your career as an educator, or professional licensure to further your success and development.

The program is comprised of:

  • 36 credits of coursework
    • Initial Licensure:
      • 18 credits in required courses
      • 18 credits in licensure requirements
    • Professional Licensure:
      • 18 credits in required core courses
      • 12 credits in licensure requirements
      • 6 credits selected with your advisor or department approval
  • 300 hours (min.) of student teaching experience in an elementary classroom under the supervision of a qualified professional

Curriculum

COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDITS
Core Courses
ED711 Curriculum & Assessment Diverse Learners 3
ED712 Literacy Instruction: Elementary 3
ED713 Reading Supports for Elementary Learners 3
ED761 Sheltered English Immersion 3
ED771 Understanding/Using Educational Research 3
ED772 Teacher as Researcher 3
ED773 Teacher as Leader 3
Initial Licensure
ED720 Mathematics Concepts & Curriculum 3
ED721 Science & Technology Concepts/Curriculum 3
ED722 Social Studies Concepts & Curriculum 3
ED796 Practicum: Elementary 6
Professional Licensure
ED751 Research, Policy, Practice in Education 3
ED752 Collaboration for Student Success 3
ED753 Literacy Across the Curriculum 3
ED754 Phonics & Spelling in Elementary Grades 3

*Students already SEI endorsed by the state will take ED773 - Teacher as Leader instead of ED761 - Sheltered English Immersion

Course Schedule

<strong>Spring 2016 Course Schedule</strong>

Spring Main Session, 1/19-5/10
Spring Session I, 1/19-3/8
Spring Session II, 3/22-5/10

 

Course NumberNameFormatDay/TimeSession Dates
ED 772 Teacher as Researcher
(Prereq: ED 771)
Hybrid R. 1/28, 2/25, 3/10, 3/31, 4/21, 4/28: 6:30-9 1/19-5/10
ED 796 Practicum: Elementary
(Prereq: Instructor Permission)
Hybrid W. 1/20, 2/10, 3/16, 4/6; Also 4/28: 6:30-9 1/19-5/10
SPED 795 Practicum: Moderate Disabilities PK - 8
(Prereq: Instructor Permission
Hybrid W. 1/20, 2/10, 3/16, 4/6; Also 4/28: 6:30-9 1/19-5/10
ED 712 Literacy Instruction: Elementary Hybrid R. 9/9, 1/21, 2/11: 6:30-9 1/19-3/8
ED 721 Science & Technology Concepts/Curriculum Hybrid W. 1/20, 2/10, 3/2: 6:30-9 1/19-3/8
SPED 712 Curriculum & Resources in SPED Hybrid W. 3/23, 4/13, 5/4, also 4/28: 6:30-9 1/19-3/8
ED 713 Reading Supports for Elementary Learners
(Prereq: ED 712)
Hybrid R. 3/24, 4/14, 4/28, 5/5: 6:30-9 3/22-5/10
SPED 721 Inclusive Education Hybrid W. 3/23, 4/13, 4/27, 5/4: 6:30-9 3/22-5/10