Understanding the Science of Foundational Reading Skills
About the Course
Learn how foundational reading skills are an integral part when learning how to read. Apply this knowledge to your classroom whether you are a general education teacher in a primary classroom, teach intervention for struggling readers or are an intermediate or secondary teacher working with students who are facing difficulties with reading proficiency. Teachers will participate in weekly assignments and have the opportunity to collaborate with others. Learn the 'why' behind teaching reading fundamentals and how you can respond to individual student needs appropriately in any setting.
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Identify and explain the Simple View of Reading
- Analyze between reading science and educational practice
- Apply resources and strategies to specific teaching setting and student needs
- Identify strategies to assist multi-lingual learners