Graduate courses in phonics teaching and guided reading at the Center for Reading Recovery and Literacy Collaborative
We offer three graduate-level courses in literacy teaching for credit and noncredit:
Systematic Teaching of Phonics and Spelling in the Primary Classroom (Grades K–3)Course Number: EEDUC 6039 section 30This
course will take an in-depth look at the teaching of phonics in a
primary classroom. It focuses on the nine critical areas of phonics
and spelling learning as well as the role of letter-sound relationships
in the reading and writing process.This course is offered twice over the next year:
An Introduction to Guided Reading in an Effective Literacy Program (Grades 3–8)Course Number: EEDUC 6045 section 30Summer 2013: July 22–26, 2013; 8:00 am–3:50 pm This course is an in-depth look at how to use guided reading in an
intermediate/middle classroom. It focuses on observing and analyzing reading
behaviors for effective instruction as well as understanding the parts
of a guided reading lesson and how each element helps students become
more effective readers.Topics include:
An Introduction to Guided Reading in an Effective Literacy Program (Grades K–2)Course Number: EEDUC 6047 section 30Summer 2013: July 29–August 2, 2013; 8:00 am–3:50 pm This course takes an in-depth look at how to use guided reading in
the K–2 classroom. It is based on Irene Fountas and Gay Su Pinnell's
book Guided Reading: Good First Teaching for All Children.Topics include:
CostYou may take any of these courses for noncredit, or two or three graduate credits.
Graduate Credit Registration Step 1: Register with the Center for Reading Recovery and Literacy Collaborative.
Step 2: Register for the course with the Lesley University Registrar's Office.
Step 3:Pay for the course via your LOIS account or the Office of Student Accounts.
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