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Develop new classroom skills with secondary methods courses.

Secondary teaching methods courses

Secondary teachers must engage their students in new and unique ways in order to have an impact. In order to engage students and improve outcomes they must adapt their techniques for the secondary level. This challenge can be met through developing new teaching strategies and practical ways to encourage learning.

Meeting the needs of the secondary environment requires ongoing growth and development. Our secondary teaching methods courses help single-subject educators create a collaborative and effective classroom. You can examine current trends, delve into specific topics like art or reading instruction or survey national and state standards.

Our secondary teaching methods courses are designed to help you gain new insight and increased knowledge in your area of study. These courses might also help you meet criteria for potential recertification, endorsements and professional development.* 

Enroll in secondary methods courses and explore areas like:

  • Identifying the educational needs of secondary students.
  • The use of technology to facilitate mathematics instructions.
  • How to implement reading and writing into science lessons.
  • Teaching strategies for social studies in the middle and high school settings.

We also have a range of graduate level courses that explore topics like the theoretical models that underlie teaching and education for English Language Learners (ELL). These courses allow you to expand your areas of knowledge and grow as an educator.

As a student you’ll have access to the support and tools you need to succeed, including a comprehensive online library and career services. We also have a mobile app to make staying on track more convenient, even with a busy schedule.

We help working professionals get the education they need to reach their goals, even with busy schedules. You can take secondary methods course online, doing the coursework when it fits into your schedule. Call 866.484.1809 to enroll or request additional information today.

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*Although our Continuing Education for Teachers courses are accepted by some state agencies in the United States toward teacher certifications and endorsements, this may not be the case in all states or foreign jurisdictions. If you plan to use courses for certification or endorsement, please check with your own state agency and your school district for applicability. Continuing Education for Teachers courses are not intended to apply to degree programs at University of Phoenix. These courses are not eligible for federal financial aid.

While widely available, not all courses are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.