Description: Language and literacy development, from kindergarten through eighth grade. Supports children's reading, writing, and language arts pedagogy with current and classic research. Research-based systematic phonics, including language and literacy development in incorporated into course instruction. Also included are research-based instructional strategies for delivering differentiated reading instruction, assessment, intervention and remediation to support readers of varying ages and ability levels, including students with dyslexia. Candidates engage in developmentally appropriate instructional delivery, facilitation and methodologies for teaching language and the arts. Candidates develop skills related to instructional design and lesson planning, including modifications, and accommodations. Students facilitate the establishment of the learning environment, including classroom management. Contains an assessment that must be successfully completed in order to register for student teaching. Co-convened with ECI 503. Letter grade only.
Sections offered: Fall 2020 Spring 2021
Prerequisite: Elementary Education or BAILS Learning & Pedagogy or BSED Early Childhood Milestone or International Exchange Student Group Corequisite: ECI 402