The Middle Grades Education graduate program prepares students for middle-level teaching in grades 4 to 8. Middle grades teachers, particularly in math and science education, are increasingly sought out and in high demand in Pennsylvania and across the country. Temple's program offers specific preparation for the challenge of teaching mathematics in ways that engage diverse learners in the middle grades and give them the tools to succeed. Temple teachers who compete a second concentration in science education learn strategies to engage diverse learners in building their understanding of science and technology and the history, structures, properties and processes of scientific knowledge and inquiry.
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Temple Teacher Residency
Applicants to the MEd in Middle Grades Education may consider applying to the Temple Teacher Residency. TTR is a teacher education program devoted to preparing diverse and highly-motivated individuals with strong STEM subject knowledge to teach science and/or mathematics in high-need schools in the City of Philadelphia. Residents gain certification through a full-time, urban focused STEM teaching experience.