About The Instructor(s)
Session, Dates: 3 (10/20/2012 - 12/15/2012)
Time: 06:00 - 10:00 pm
Location: Moon Campus
Room: Patrick Henry 331
Seats Available: 20 Seats
Candidates will be introduced, through theory and practice, to a variety of strategies for teaching reading and writing in a k-6 setting. Phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary, text comprehension and fluency are the focus of the course with a strong connection to current practice and research. Candidates will become aware of ways to analyze and implement reading programs and ways to support children as they develop as readers. Candidates will also become familiar with materials used in the classroom to support literacy development. Additionally, each student will develop the basic knowledge, skills and strategies for teaching students who are linguistically and culturally diverse and/or have diverse learning needs in the general education classroom.
Carianne Bernadowski, Ph.D.
Professor of Education
Coordinator, Secondary English and Communication Teacher Certification
Coordinator, Peirce Center and Reading Specialist Program
School of Education and Social Sciences
Nicholson Center 424