Description: Introduces the candidate to teaching language and literacy development processes in language arts for children from kindergarten through eighth grade and across content areas. Focus includes research-based instructional strategies to develop competences for differentiated reading instruction of systematic phonics, fluency, comprehension, writing, and language arts. Emphasis is placed on developing professional responsibilities and ethical conduct that supports a learning environment, including classroom management. Where candidates are exposed to developmentally appropriate instructional design and lesson planning with appropriate accommodations and modifications while assessing, monitoring, and reporting progress for diverse student populations including those with dyslexia and/or exceptionalities through facilitation and methodologies for teaching language. This course contains an assessment that must be successfully completed in order to move toward student learning. Co-convened with ECI 503. Letter grade only.
Sections offered: Fall 2021 Spring 2022
Prerequisite: Elementary Education or BAILS Learning & Pedagogy or BSED Early Childhood Milestone or International Exchange Student Group Corequisite: ECI 402