Grand Canyon University's online Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education is an ideal program for those individuals who are looking develop the knowledge, skills, and accreditation that is needed for becoming an elementary educator.
During the course of this online degree in elementary education, students will work with a number of experts in their respective fields who share knowledge and experiences in the areas of educational psychology, reading strategies, teaching methods, assessment, classroom management, and curriculum development.
This online elementary education program offer students a variety of courses that will cover topics, such as:
- Educational Psychology
- Instructional Technology
- Methods and Data Driven Pedagogy
- Educating the Exceptional Learner
- Adolescent Literacy
- Reading and Learning strategies
- Classroom Engagement and Management
- Secondary Curriculum Development and Assessment
All courses are directly aligned with the Arizona Professional Teacher Standards and the Interstate New Teacher Support and Assessment Consortium Standards. Opportunities are provided to apply concepts, theories, and research throughout the teacher preparation program. Assignments within many of the courses guide students through observational practicum experiences, and the final semester of the program includes a full-time, 16-week student teaching component.
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission