Spark the creativity of students in the middle grades.
Remember that one teacher who inspired your passion for (insert your favorite subject)? Prepare to be that teacher.
To capture the interest and spark the imagination of learners in grades 5–8, you’ll need strategies for teaching the whole child. At Lesley, you’ll focus on the psychology of adolescence, preparing you to develop the most creative and relevant curriculum for this age group.
While you’re learning innovative teaching techniques from Lesley’s expert faculty, you’ll also become an authority on a specific content area by choosing a second major from the liberal arts, designed for future educators like you.
You’ll also put your new knowledge and skills to the test in Greater Boston’s middle school classrooms. These hands-on, professional experiences will begin freshman year, and are designed to build your strengths working with different age groups and all types of learners in both urban and suburban educational settings.
When seeking student-teaching opportunities and job leads, you’ll have the benefit of Lesley’s network of 55,000 education alumni and excellent reputation among employers.
Whether you have questions about teaching licenses, field experiences, or career opportunities, you can count on our career counselors and academic advisors to guide you through your transition from student to teacher.