When teachers learn effective responses to student trauma, and how to help instill resiliency skills necessary to thrive in the classroom, children have better learning outcomes – in school and in life.
The Master of Arts in Education, Multiple Intelligences Theory Concentration focuses on the application of multiple intelligences theory and the arts in traditional and inclusive classrooms as a means to engage students. Candidates will learn to differentiate instruction and assessments through the lens of multiple intelligences theory and application of the arts.
This program focuses on the theory and practice of addressing the needs of an increasingly diverse population of learners in our schools. Particular attention is given to students at high risk for educational difficulty and to equity issues.
In today’s classrooms, teachers must effectively educate a wide variety of diverse learners, including students with vastly different behavioral challenges. A focus of this program will be understanding the impact of positive relationships with students and how those relationships impact behavior.