For those seeking a position of responsibility for curriculum, staff development, or supervision within a PreK-12 setting. Massachusetts Initial Licensure Program.
Ideal for established K-12 practitioners looking to move to a higher-level position while acquiring a Specialist Teacher of Reading license. Bring your passion for reading and literacy to this cutting-edge program, where you will study literacy research, pedagogy, and policy with dedicated faculty.Assessment, uses of traditional and digital text to enhance literacy across the curriculum, roles of the language arts professional, research methodology and inquiry, and program evaluation are some of the topics covered.
This course examines principles of assessment and evaluation in the language arts, with emphasis on reading and writing, for the literacy educator. The central concern is the role of assessment in instruction for both individual students and whole classrooms. Topics of study include the nature of data collection, analysis and interpretation in various assessment approaches, and issues related to serving diverse student populations.
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