Learn the role that phonics plays in learning to read and write.
Phonics is available as a hybrid course for 4 days on-campus + online work (credit or noncredit) or online (credit only). This course is worth 3 graduate credits (hybrid or online) or 35 noncredit professional development points (on-campus only).
Course Number: EEDUC 6039Location: Lesley University, University Hall, 1815 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02140
Dates for Spring 2017
Learn the role that phonics, phonological awareness, vocabulary, spelling, and word study instruction play in learning to read and write. You'll expand your knowledge of the alphabetic principle and how words work, develop an understanding of the essential elements of a word study curriculum, learn how to assess students' reading and writing for phonics and spelling knowledge, and use a continuum of word study to plan for instruction. We'll give attention to supporting English language learners and students who have difficulty learning to read and write.
These are required texts for the course. You must bring them to class each day.
There will not be any lending or borrowing of books from the Center. Please plan to:
You can take this course for noncredit or earn 3 graduate credits by completing additional assignments and paying an additional fee.
Registration is now open. Click here to register.
If you want to take the course for graduate credit (on-campus or hybrid), 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 would like to take this course online, please visit our online courses page.
Course Number: EEDUC 6039
Section: 30 (hybrid in the Spring)
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 $0 and adjusted to the full amount of $2,925 once we receive confirmation.
4. Learn how to register for the credit portion via the Lesley University Registrar's office, and pay via Student Accounts.
You may drop the course via the Lesley University Registrar's Office before day 1 for a full refund.
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