Description: This course focuses on language and literacy development, from kindergarten through eighth grade. This course supports children's reading, writing, and language arts pedagogy with current and classic research. Research-based systematic phonics, including language and literacy development is 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 move toward student teaching. Co-Convened with 403. Letter grade only.
Sections offered: Spring 2020
Prerequisite: Admission to the Elementary Education - Certification (MED)