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

Offered By: Walden University

A key element in any child's learning is the development of reading and literacy skills which help to ensure opportunities to reach their full potential. Our enhanced specialization now addresses the technology-oriented literacy landscape of the 21st century and provides you with the latest research and practical strategies to increase all students' achievement including a focus on linguistically, culturally and academically diverse learners. Based on the International Reading Association (IRA) standards, this program gives you the knowledge and the skills to confidently manage your classroom literacy program and effectively address the complexities of teaching reading and writing in today's classroom.

Walden's M.S.Ed. program is offered through The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, named for the former Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education. The college is the choice of more than 37,000 students and alumni. Walden also supports the teaching profession by offering more than $5 million in education scholarships for classroom teachers. In addition, M.S.Ed. alumni strongly endorse their Walden experience. More than 95% of M.S.Ed. graduates said earning their degrees at Walden enhanced their professional performance (Based on Walden's 2007 graduate survey respondents).