Rethinking Early Childhood and Elementary Education, Master of Arts in Teaching and Learning
Rethinking Early Childhood and Elementary Education addresses classic and contemporary research regarding young children from infants/toddlers to 5th grade that focus on children from all cultural, racial, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds as well as their varied abilities within the context of families, schools and communities.
Topics include: critical and innovative approaches to understanding curriculum; diverse images of the child and the way these images impact educational structures; child-centered, anti-oppressive, and asset-oriented pedagogies; new understandings of play, imagination and their critical link to social development and cognition; and multiple perspectives on understanding the child in a social context.
A path to an advanced degree with a flexible and accommodating schedule.
Get one-on-one attention and guidance from nationally recognized faculty, and program managers.
Core courses that teach you multiple perspectives in teaching and learning; and elective courses that allow you to explore early childhood education across the curriculum.
Gain research experience in classroom inquiry and diverse approaches.
No GRE; TOEFL scores for international students
Minimum Program hours
Deadline to apply
March 15 (Autumn Semester),
September 14 (Spring Semester)