|Course Number:||EDU 5620 C12|
Two meetings in person, January 25 and March 7: 9:00-4:00. The rest of the time is online.
|Dates and Times:||January 25 - March 28, 2020|
Note: Please register online. Purchase order or payment, payable to CASTLETON UNIVERSITY, is due at the time of registration. 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
Course Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
formats for evaluating a student’s reading behavior.
(required texts not included in cost of course)
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.