Goals and Objectives of this Course:
- Use provided prompts specific to research-based reading instruction, to describe assumptions and insights of practitioners, researchers and self, including how the information relates to professional educational practice.
- Implement high-leverage practices to support oral language development, a key component for comprehension.
- Design phonemic awareness activities that support segmenting, blending, and manipulating phonemes.
- Implement a phonics lesson structure that emphasizes mastery rather than exposure.
- In collaboration with a colleague, evaluate or design a systematic phonics scope and sequence including instructional routines and formative assessment opportunities.
- Apply new methods of matching texts to beginning readers that scaffold decoding and challenge the status quo.