Classroom Skills Spotlight: BA in English - Secondary Education

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Teaching is a rewarding profession. If you are interested in becoming an English teacher for middle school or high school students, Grand Canyon University can help you get there with our Bachelor of Arts in English for Secondary Education program. By enrolling in this program, you can gain classroom skills such as:

Effective Communication

As a teacher, you will need to be able to communicate with students, faculty and parents. That is why GCU’s Bachelor of Arts in English for Secondary Education program teaches students how to communicate effectively. You will learn how to speak to your future students as well as different approaches to deliver lessons during class time.

Evolution of English Language

You may be studying to become an English teacher, but you’ll also learn some history during your time at GCU. Our program looks at the evolution of the English language throughout history. This will give you some fascinating knowledge that you can incorporate into a variety of learning experience when you become an English teacher.

Teaching Theories

Teaching theories and learning theories go hand-in-hand, making this another important lesson for future English teachers to learn. GCU’s program offers students a look at different teaching theories that work best for different learning styles, giving future teachers the tools they need to find the most appropriate teaching style for all students.

Applicable Teaching and Management Strategies

Along with learning how to teach for different learning styles, you will also gain skills about other aspects of teaching. These include student engagement, classroom management and assessments. These strategies will help you feel confident and ready to lead a classroom.

You can gain these skills and many more when you study at GCU! If you’d like more information about our education programs, head over to our website or click the green Request More Information button.

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