This course takes an in-depth look at how to use Guided Reading in the 3-8 classroom.
Guided Reading is available as an on-campus 5-day course (credit or noncredit) or as an 8-week online course. This course is worth 3 graduate credits (on-campus or online) or 35 noncredit professional development points (on-campus only).
Course Number: EEDUC 6045Location: Lesley University, University Hall, 1815 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02140
In this course, you will learn how to observe and assess the reading behaviors of intermediate and middle school students; form flexible groups; analyze and select appropriate texts; and plan guided reading lessons that address the needs of individual readers within the group. You will learn about the complex nature of the reading process and consider how each element of a guided reading lesson presents opportunities for teaching and learning that will support the varying needs of students, including those whose first language might not be English.
In this 5 day course, you will:
Participation in this course requires all of the books to learn the content.
There will not be any lending or borrowing of books from the Center. Please plan to:
About Costs and Discounts:
Choose the section you want to take and register online. Be prepared to pay by credit card, purchase order, or check. Payment is due within 10 days of registering.
Noncredit Registration is now open (on-campus):
If you want to take the course for graduate credit (on-campus), you'll first register for the section you want via RegOnline. Then, you'll need to sign up for the credit portion via our Registrar's Office, and pay Student Accounts for the course. If you want to take this course for credit online, please visit our online courses page.
Course Number: EEDUC 6045
1. Choose the section you want to take and register online via RegOnline.
2. Select "I plan to take this course for 3 graduate credits" in RegOnline for Registrant Type.
3. Initially, your fee will be calculated as $50 for the required materials fee, and adjusted to the full amount of $3,015 once we have received confirmation that you have registered for the credit portion via the Registrar's Office.
4. Learn how to register for the credit portion via the Lesley University Registrar's Office, and pay via Student Accounts.
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