Expand and enhance your literacy skills across content areas.
If you are an experienced educator with an Early Childhood or Elementary Initial license and wish to gain a Professional license while enhancing and expanding your knowledge and skills in the area of literacy, this program will provide you with a foundation in literacy learning and language and its application across diverse populations and content areas. The program’s focus is on the integration of reading and writing, the use of assessment to inform instruction, the integration of technology to enhance a multiple literacies approach, and the knowledge and use of authentic literature, narrative and informational, to analyze text complexities and to match readers and text.
Lesley University's literacy instructors discuss areas of the language arts and how they can be achieved in the Literacy for K-8 Classroom Teachers Master's degree program.
This class is designed to support the classroom teacher in understanding the purposes of assessment including screening, progress monitoring, and diagnostic tools. Students will be introduced to assessment tools in the key areas of word identification, comprehension, vocabulary, spelling, phonemic awareness, emergent literacy and selected topics in writing. Application to students from elementary through middle school will be made. Using tools with students with diverse linguistic needs and special educational needs will be incorporated throughout the content of the class. This course is designed to align to the International Reading Association’s standards for Assessment and Evaluation for Classroom Teacher Candidates and is recommended for licensed teachers.
Vincent M. Livoti
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