Enhance your students’ understanding of math.
Help students in grades 1-8 learn mathematics with the online M.Ed. in Mathematics Education from Lesley University. Our program covers operations of arithmetic, number theory, algebra, geometry, and probability, as well as mathematics instruction. You’ll be able to connect and apply your advanced mathematics knowledge and apply it to classroom practice. And you’ll study in a convenient, fully online environment with experienced faculty and engaged peers.
This program may lead to professional licensure in Massachusetts, depending on the option selected, or it may prepare you to seek licensure in other states.Request My Info Packet
- Maintain your current work and personal schedule by studying online
- Benefit from one-on-one academic advising
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Program of Study
|CMATH 6107 Constructing Mathematical Understanding: Number and Operations||3|
|CMATH 6108 Constructing Mathematical Understanding for Number Theory||3|
|CMATH 6109 Functions and Algebra I: Building Mathematical Understanding||3|
|CMATH 6111 Geometry and Measurement I: From Polygons to Pythagoras||3|
|CMATH 6113 Probability: The Mathematics of Uncertainty||3|
OPTION A: ADVANCED CONTENT STUDY
This track is intended for master’s degree candidates interested in deepening their content knowledge in mathematics. Coursework focuses primarily on matters related to mathematics and mathematics instruction. This program option has been approved by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education for Professional Teaching Licensure in Elementary Education (1-6), Mathematics (1-6), or Mathematics (5-8) in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
|Course Number||Course Title|
|CMATH 6110||Functions and Algebra II: Broadening the Base|
|CMATH 6112||Geometry and Measurement: Circles, Symmetry, and Solids|
|CMATH 6114||Statistics and Data Analysis|
|CMATH 6115||Concepts and Calculus: Change and Infinity|
|EEDUC 6154||Meeting Diverse Needs in the Mathematics Classroom|
|EEDUC 7121||Assessment Issues in Mathematics: Summative and Formative|
OPTION B: ADVANCED TEACHING PRACTICES
This track is intended for master’s degree candidates interested in deepening their teaching practice, applying advanced approaches to pedagogy and instruction to complement their content knowledge. Coursework and clinical practice focus primarily on elective teaching techniques. This program option may prepare you to seek licensure in Massachusetts or other states.
|Course Number||Course Title|
|EFTCH 6311||Introduction to Advanced Teaching Practices|
|EFTCH 6321||Assessment in Advanced Teaching Practices|
|EFTCH 6322||Sustaining a Culture of Learning|
|EFTCH 6323||Teaching for Learning Progressions|
|EFTCH 7744||Professional Seminar in Advanced Teaching Practices|
|REQUIRED CLINICAL PRACTICE|
|EFTCH 6331||Clinical Practice I:
Assessment in Advanced Teaching Practices
|EFTCH 6332||Clinical Practice II:
Sustaining a Culture of Learning
|EFTCH 6333||Clinical Practice III:
Teaching for Learning Progressions
Tuition is $590 per credit hour.
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- Official transcripts
- A personal statement
- Two letters of recommendation
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