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Lower Elementary

Westminster's Lower Elementary Montessori Program

Child Playing with ToysLower Elementary Montessori

Summer – 8 weeks

Foundations and Theories of Montessori Education
Introduction to Inclusive Education
Great Lessons
Methods/Materials in Elementary Social Studies
Methods and Materials in Elementary Mathematics I
Methods/Materials in Elem Language Arts and Literacy I
Elementary Classroom Management and Leadership
Methods and Materials in Elementary Music and Movement
Methods and Materials in Elementary Biology I

Fall Semester
Elementary Student Teaching Practicum I
Elementary Seminars and Projects I
Methods and Materials in Elementary Art

Spring Semester
Elementary Student Teaching Practicum II
Elementary Seminars and Projects II
Applied Methods in Elementary Mathematics
Methods in Elementary Practical Life

Summer – 1 week
Written & Oral Examinations

Additional courses required for a Master's degree with the AMS credential:

MED 650: Introduction to Research Methods (summer)
MED 679: Research Methodologies (fall)
MED 680: Research Project (spring)

And choose one elective from these MED courses:
MED 606: Theoretical Perspectives in Education
MED 610: Sociocultural Contexts for Learning
MED 620: English Learners, Family and Community
Or another course with permission of the program director