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M.S. in Education - Mathematics (Grades 6-8)

Offered By: Walden University

The MS in Education with a specialization in Mathematics is designed for middle-level teachers (grades 6 - 8) who want to develop their understanding of foundational mathematical concepts, while motivating their students to improve their mathematic inquiry skills. This online program provides standard pedagogy as well as math content specific courses that align with the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Standards. Lessons are a blend of presentations on CD-ROM and videotape with practical exercises using manipulatives and visual aides. To maximize success for both teachers and students, this program is composed of study teams that collaborate and communicate via online study teams.

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).