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M.S. in Education - Elementary Reading and Literacy (PreK-6)

Walden University



In the online M.S. in Education - Elementary Reading and Literacy (PreK-6) degree from Walden University, students will gain the expansive knowledge that is required for aiding children in developing the literacy skills that are needed for reaching their full potential.

This online program is based on the standards that have been set forth by the International Reading Association (IRA), and offers its students a flexible online option for developing the advanced knowledge that is required to address the technology oriented literacy needs of today's 21st century learners.

While in the online reading and literacy classes, students will study a number of topics, such as:

  • Teacher As Professional
  • Designing Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment
  • Introduction to Educational Research
  • Creating an Effective Classroom Learning Environment
  • Elementary Math: Number & Operations
  • Elementary Math: Geometry & Measurement
  • The Beginning Reader, PreK-3 The Developing Reader, Grades 4-6
  • Literacy Development in an Academically Diverse Classroom

Students in this elementary reading and literacy program will work to gain the knowledge and skills that are a must in managing the various components of the classroom literacy, and for becoming effective in addressing the complexity of teaching reading and writing in today's technology driven classroom environment.

Graduates of this online degree literacy will become oriented in the latest research and practical strategies that are a must for increasing all students' achievement, including linguistically, culturally and academically diverse learners.

All applicants must have a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.

Accreditation Information

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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