Major inElementary Education -Middle School Mathematics Teaching Endorsement (5-8)

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Program Overview

Majoring in education with a middle school mathematics endorsement involves the study of pedagogy, or the method and practice of teaching. You will develop the skills and insight to become an effective educator and lifelong learner. You will gain knowledge and skills that are important for any teaching career as you take credit hours toward a Bachelor of Arts degree and the education curriculum meets the Minnesota Department of Education requirements for a teaching credential (passage of standardized examinations of content and pedadogy are also required.)

You will also have real opportunities to learn in a series of classes, field experiences, and student-teaching opportunities that make for an effective blend of theory and practice. Because we design our education program to be ... Read More

responsive to the needs of the marketplace, it will be a relevant degree if you are considering a career as an elementary school teacher (K through 6th grade), middle school teacher (5th through 8th grade), math specialist, or math coach.

Students who complete this major are eligible to apply to the Minnesota Department of Education for a teaching credential for grades kindergarten through 6. Passage of standardized examinations of content and pedagogy are also required. Students who complete this endorsement are eligible to apply to the Minnesota Department of Education for a teaching credential for grades kindergarten through 6. Passage of standardized examinations of content and pedagogy are also required.