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TCH 204 - Introduction to Elementary Education

Possible Topics

While not a comprehensive list by any means, below are some topics that you may select as jumping off points for your research topic in the context of elementary education. Please note that many of these are quite broad, and may be narrowed.

For example, technology might become one-to-one iPads or computers in elementary school classrooms. 

  • Teacher Diversity
  • Digital divide
  • Culturally responsive pedagogy
  • Student privacy
  • Assessment
  • Accessibility
  • Homework
  • Online learning
  • Class size
  • Activism
  • Technology
  • Student diversity
  • Parental involvement
  • Religion
  • Blocked websites
  • School uniforms
  • Boarding schools.
  • Teacher tenure
  • Teacher salary
  • Teacher burnout
  • Foreign languages
  • Common core standards
  • Teacher retention
  • Dress codes
  • Standardized testing
  • Play as learning
  • Flipped classroom
  • Virtual reality
  • No summers
  • Block schedules
  • Civic engagement
  • Physical health
  • Mental health
  • IEPs / 504s
  • Student Choice
  • Recess
  • Free speech
  • Detention
  • Homeschooling 
  • Security guards
  • Active shooter drills
  • Charter schools
  • Private schools
  • School vouchers