Add-on Endorsement Elementary Education

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The Elementary Education Add-on Endorsement is intended for students who already hold a Washington State teaching certificate and would like to become qualified to teach grades K-8.

Curriculum & Requirements

Curriculum & Requirements

Elementary Education/Add-on Endorsement

This add-on satisfies the endorsement for Kindergarten to grade 8.

Notes:

  • for candidates who currently possess a Washington State Teaching Certificate;
  • contact the School of Education for advising.
Required Courses
EDUC 308FOUNDATIONS OF ELEMENTARY CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT3
EDUC 310LITERACY METHODS, MANAGEMENT AND ASSESSMENT IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL4
EDUC 338LANGUAGE AND SOCIAL STUDIES METHODS 1: INTEGRATED LANGUAGE ARTS FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL4
ART 390ART IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL3
EDUC 304INTRODUCTION TO ELEMENTARY READING3
EDUC 340LANGUAGE AND SOCIAL STUDIES METHODS 2: INTEGRATED SOCIAL STUDIES FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL4
MATH 208MATHEMATICS FOR ELEMENTARY TEACHERS I5
MATH 209MATHEMATICS FOR ELEMENTARY TEACHERS II4
MATH 210MATHEMATICS FOR ELEMENTARY TEACHERS III4
MUSC 450INTEGRATING MUSIC INTO ELEMENTARY CLASSROOM COURSES3
PHED 390HEALTH AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS3
EDUC 380INTEGRATED STEM METHODS 14
EDUC 381INTEGRATED STEM METHODS 24
EDUC 386AFIELD EXPERIENCE AND PRACTICUM3-5
EDUC 386BFIELD EXPERIENCE AND PRACTICUM3-12
Total Credits54-65

There are science and social science courses that are strongly recommended, but not required. Content from these courses will appear on the NES.

Choose an approved life science class with a lab5
LIFE SCIENCE FOR TEACHERS
INTRODUCTION TO BIOLOGY (an approved life science class with a lab)
GLOBALIZATION AND THE ENVIRONMENT
WORLD GEOGRAPHY
Choose an approved research science class with a lab5
INVESTIGATING EARTH SCIENCE
EAST ASIA: TRADITION AND TRANSFORMATION
EUROPEAN CIVILIZATION, 1500 TO PRESENT
AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: A SURVEY
Choose an approved physical science class with a lab5
INVESTIGATING PHYSICAL SCIENCE (an approved physical science class with a lab)

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