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Reading in K-6 Classroom

Course Number: 
EDU-634
Minimum Credits: 
3
This course provides participants with the opportunity to improve their understanding of reading instruction and assessment in their classroom. By promoting the teaching of reading strategies that enhance comprehension and encourage book talk, teachers can increase learner interest and performance. A variety of strategies for fiction and informational text is presented, as well as the use of focus groups on specific areas of concern. The assessment component includes training on the use of Individual Reading Inventories, observation surveys, and other reading diagnostic tools.