Curriculum and Instruction (Graduate)
Master of Education in Curriculum & Instruction
The Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction is based upon a framework that provides for the professional growth of the teacher practitioner. This framework includes a cyclical process of inquiry, reflection, application, evaluation, and additional reflection. These five elements are incorporated into the activities and assignments in each course of the program through a combination of collaborative and individual work.
- Demonstrate and apply to instructional practices, the following Maryland Priorities: Differentiated Instruction, English Language Learners (ELL), Technology (as it relates to the Maryland Teacher Technology Standards), Gifted and Talented (G & T), Special Education, and Diversity
- Demonstrate Culturally Responsive Teaching
- Utilize appropriate technology to support content-specific student learning outcomes
- Utilize telecommunications to collaborate with peers, parents, colleagues, administrators and/or experts in the field.
- Respect learners' differing strengths and needs and is committed to using this information to further each learner's development
- Demonstrate proficiency with the academic language of the discipline and how to make it accessible to learners
- Demonstrate a deep knowledge of student content standards and learning progressions in the discipline(s)
- Recognize that each learner's cognitive, linguistic, social, emotional, and physical development influences learning and knows how to make instructional decisions that build on learners' strengths and needs
- Reflect on personal biases and accesses resources to deepen understanding of cultural, ethnic, gender, and learning differences to build stronger relationships and create more relevant learning experiences
NOTE: CUIN 691 Collaborative Action Research Part II or EDUC 584 Thesis II are required of all graduate students who select Research Option II Thesis.