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.
Monday, July 28, 2014 through Friday, August 01, 2014
An Introduction to Guided Reading in an Effective Literacy Program (Grades K–2) is a graduate-level course that takes an in-depth look at how to use guided reading in the primary grades. The foundation for this course is Irene Fountas and Gay Su Pinnell's book Guided Reading: Good First Teaching for All Children. You can take this course for noncredit and earn 35 professional development hours, or receive graduate credit for an additional fee and by completing an assignment.
In this course, you will:
Please bring these texts with you on day one.
Full List of Literacy Professional Development in Cambridge
The Effective Literacy Coach Training
Guided Reading Introduction - Grades K-2
Guided Reading Introduction - Grades 3-8
Leveled Literacy Intervention Training
Phonics, Spelling, and Vocabulary in the Reading/Writing Classroom
Summer Literacy Institute
School Leaders Seminar
On-Site Literacy Professional Development at Your School
Guided Reading in a Primary Classroom
Guided Reading in an Intermediate or Middle Classroom
Blog - Talk Literacy
Center for Reading Recovery and Literacy Collaborative
Kelly Adams, Project Manager
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This event will take place on campus:
Lesley UniversityUniversity Hall1815 Massachusetts AvenueCambridge, MA 02140
University Hall is closest to the MBTA Red Line Porter Square stop.
Due to Lesley's urban location and limited parking, we recommend that you take public transportation to get here. If driving is better for you, here are some resources:
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When you attend one of our institutes, courses, or conferences, you will receive a certificate of attendance which you can then turn into Professional Development Points (PDPs) in your school district.
Learn more about earning PDPs [pdf].