2021-2022 Graduate Academic Catalog

Middle School Education

This program emphasizes the importance of creating the appropriate school environments, curriculum designs, and classroom teaching strategies that best support the intellectual, emotional, and social growth of early adolescents. This includes heterogeneous grouping, integrated studies that correlate with national standards, classroom management techniques that create a community of self-monitoring learners, interdisciplinary teacher teams, community-based projects, small learning communities, differentiated assessment practices, and parental involvement.