|Course Number:||EDU 5620 C07|
|Location:||Castleton University, Stafford Academic Center Room 139, & Online|
|Dates and Times:||October 5-December 13, 2019. October 5 and November 9, 2019 at Castleton University from 9:00-3:00 with the remainder in an online environment.|
|Credits:||3 graduate credits|
Note: Course payment of $975 by check or purchase order, payable to Castleton University, is due at the time of registration. A purchase order number can be entered into the online registration form and the purchase order can be uploaded to the registration form. If paying by check, please mail the check to: Financial & Registration Services, Castleton University, 62 Alumni Drive, Castleton, VT 05735. To help us ensure that your payment is applied to the correct course, PLEASE WRITE “CFS” IN THE CHECK MEMO LINE. Thank you.
This course will examine the development of literacy skills in early childhood from PreK through grade 3. The areas of focus will include language development, listening, speaking, reading, and writing to enhance literacy growth. An emphasis will be on current theories, teaching methods, assessment tools, intervention strategies and parent involvement.
Audience: Elementary Teachers, Literacy Interventionists, Reading Specialists, Special Education Teachers
Morrow (2015) Literacy Development in the Early Years. Pearson Allyn and Bacon, MA.
Cunningham (2017) Phonics They Use: Words for Reading and Writing. Pearson Allyn and Bacon, MA.
Other Suggested Readings/Texts:
Moats (2010) Speech to Print: Language Essentials for Teachers. Brookes Publishing, MD.
Wood (2018) Yardsticks, Children in the Classroom Ages 4-14. NEFC, MA.