As elementary education major, you will learn the methods of teaching and learning with children from kindergarten through 6th grade. This program will teach you how to make the most of challenges and opportunities in an urban school environment. You’ll get out into the filed early during your studies and be able to start learning in the classroom. This major will prepare you to be an educator. At the conclusion of the program, you will be fully equipped to teach your own class of diverse students in any urban, suburban, or rural school.
Skills and abilities this major develops include: cultural competency, teaching, problem-solving, lesson-planning, and inclusivity (IUPUI School of Education, 2017).