An in-depth look at the teaching of phonics in a primary classroom, focusing on nine areas of phonics and spelling learning, and the role of letter-sound relationships in the reading/writing process
Friday, March 07, 2014 through Sunday, April 06, 2014
Phonics, Spelling, and Vocabulary in the Reading/Writing Classroom (Grades K–3) is a graduate-level course that will take an in-depth look at the teaching of phonics in a primary classroom, focusing 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. 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 of the course:
You may take this Phonics course for noncredit, or two or three graduate credits.
Registration for the Spring 2014 Phonics course is now open. Registration for the Summer 2014 course will open in March 2014.
Step 1: Register for the course 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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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
Center for Reading Recovery and Literacy Collaborative
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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.
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