In NYU Steinhardt’s Department of Teaching and Learning, you’ll be a part of a community that’s actively engaged with the theory and practice of how people learn. From our location in the heart of New York City, you’ll have access to one of the world’s most diverse and complex education systems – a training ground for building engaging learning spaces like no other.
As a Teaching and Learning student, you can:
- Develop your teaching skills and build your expertise in your content area
- Observe and train in global education systems
- Engage with urban schools and communities
- Learn how to promote equity and inclusion in the classroom
- Bring digital technology into real-world learning spaces
Our dynamic faculty have a wealth of hands-on experience in the field, from directing special education programs to advocating for social justice policy in the education space. They will provide mentorship, guidance, and support on your path to becoming an effective educator.
Prepare to work with students from diverse linguistic and educational backgrounds through a career as a K–12 bilingual education teacher or researcher.
Examine critical education issues and gain the skills and experience to thrive as a teacher in today's urban classrooms.
Our degrees will prepare you to create quality care for all children by developing your teaching practice as a reflective practitioner and researcher.
Foster classroom environments where literacy flourishes, reading comes alive, and students develop personally and socially significant ideas.
Our Environmental Conservation Education program prepares you for a career in formal or nonformal environmental education, environmental consulting, and nonprofit work.
Prepare for a career as a teacher of Chinese, French, Italian, Japanese, or Spanish to learners in diverse national and international settings.
Build on your experience as a teacher to become a literacy specialist and integrate the teaching of reading and writing into your curriculum or research.
Fulfill the critical demand for outstanding math teachers in middle through high school, practicing educators, and doctoral researchers in math education.
Become an effective science educator and leader in schools and nonprofits, and turn your passion for science into a career that makes a difference.
Gain the skills you need to teach history and the social sciences and develop your research skills in the field of social studies education.
Learn to develop child-centered educational environments for students of all abilities and gain firsthand teaching experience with diverse student populations.
Prepare for a career as a teacher or researcher in English as a New Language (ENL), working with learners from diverse linguistic and educational backgrounds.
High school students spoke out about the Black Lives Matter at School movement in a panel hosted by Steinhardt's Department of Teaching and Learning.
The Language of Climate Change Denial: Questions for Education Professors Raul Lejano and Shondel Nero
In their new, co-authored book, two NYU Steinhardt professors analyze the narrative of climate denial by deconstructing its linguistic properties and persuasive power.
Nada Ahmed, clinical assistant professor in the Department of Teaching and Learning and co-director of the NYU Teacher Residency program, discusses how NYU Steinhardt supports emerging teachers.