Masters in Education: Elementary Education (Grades 1 - 6)

Overview

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

Course Schedule

Summer 2015 Course Schedule

Summer Session I, 5/19-7/7
Summer Session II, 7/8-8/26

 

Course NumberNameFormatDay/TimeSession Dates
ED 711 Curriculum & Assessment Diverse Learners Hybrid R. 5/21, 6/11, & 6/25: 6:30-9 5/19-7/7
ED 711.B Curriculum & Assessment Diverse Learners Hybrid TBA 5/19-7/7
ED 761 Sheltered English Immersion Hybrid T. 5/19, 6/9, & 6/30: 6:30-9 5/19-7/7
SPED 722 Policy, Law, & Disability Online Summer II 7/8-8/26

Fall 2015 Course Schedule

Fall Main Session, 9/8-12/18
Fall Session I, 9/8-10/27
Fall Session II, 10/28-12/16

 

Course NumberNameFormatDay/TimeSession Dates
ED 771 Understanding/Using Education Research* Hybrid R. 9/17, 10/15,11/19, 12/10 6:30-9 9/8-12/18
ED 796 Practicum: Elementary* Hybrid W. 9/9, 10/7, 11/4, 12/2, 12/10: 6:30-9 9/8-12/18
SPED 795 Practicum: Moderate Disabilities PK - 8* Hybrid W. 9/9, 10/7, 11/4, 12/2, 12/10: 6:30-9 9/8-12/18
ED 713 Reading Supports for Elementary Learners (Prereq: ED 712) Hybrid W. 9/9, 9/30, 10/21: 6:30-9 9/8-10/27
ED 720 Mathematics Concepts & Curriculum (Prereq: ED 713) Hybrid R. 9/10, 10/1, 10/22: 6:30-9 9/8-10/27
SPED 711 Learners with Special Needs Hybrid R. 9/10, 10/1, 10/22: 6:30-9 9/8-10/27
ED 712 Literacy Instruction: Elementary Hybrid R. 10/29, 11/19, 12/3 6:30-9 10/28-12/16
ED 761 Sheltered English Immersion Hybrid W. 10/28, 11/18, 12/2 6:30-9 10/28-12/16
ED 773 Teacher as Leader* Hybrid W. 10/28, 11/18, 12/2, & Thurs. 12/10 6:30-9 10/28-12/16

*Prereq: Instructor Permission