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Master of Science in Instructional and Curriculum Leadership: Instructional Design and Technology

In the IDT master's program, you will have a rich experience interacting with our dedicated faculty and motivated students. Our current students include students who want to work in K-12 environments as well as those who want to work in IDT outside of education. We will tailor your experiences and projects so that you are qualified and prepared to pursue your career goals. If you are a licensed teacher, an ICL MS in IDT will greatly expand your expertise and opportunities. You do not have to be licensed to pursue an IDT MS degree. There are many opportunities in business, health care, non-profits, and the military for IDT experts.   Read More

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Why hire a University of Memphis Teacher Candidate?

Because they graduate from the University of Memphis’ Ready2Teach Program

Curriculum focuses on Common Core Standards, Formative Assessment, Differentiated Instruction/Assessment, Integration of Technology  & Reality-Based Problem Solving.  Our curriculum is practitioner focused and reflects the real world of teaching.

Yearlong Residency begins when our Partnership Schools begin not when University Classes begin.  Our teacher candidates experience in-service week and the first week students begin school.  Their teaching is formally observed a minimum of 13 times during the course of the Residency. Our candidates are assessed using district assessment instruments.

Partnerships have been developed so our Candidates are placed for one academic year with a PreService Instructive Mentor (PIM) that has demonstrated a positive impact on student achievement and has scored either a 4 or 5 on the teacher evaluation system used in their district.  Our candidates learn how to teach from the best teachers.

edTPA, a nationally scored performance assessment modeled after the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards, is a graduation requirement.  Nationally trained scorers from other states assess our candidates’ teaching skills.

Why hire a University of Memphis Teacher Candidate?

 They ARE READY TO TEACH FROM DAY ONE!

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