Reading Across the Curriculum (EDEX 158)

3 Semester Hours of Graduate Credit

COURSE OVERVIEW

Explore metacognitive reading strategies designed for grades 4 and up which will help you to plan lessons in your content areas. Apply best practices related to types of text, reading assessments, fluency, motivation, vocabulary, and note taking. Develop reading plans, plan cooperative learning, create reading lessons, explore best reading practices, and develop rubrics. (By the first class, participants must acquire Differentiated Instructional Strategies for Reading in the Content Areas by C. Chapman and R. King, published by Corwin.)

INSTRUCTOR

This course is offered through Performance Learning Systems. PLS instructors are experienced classroom teachers and possess excellent facilitation skills.

Syllabus

COST

$440 (Plus a $35 materials fee)

Note: Please come prepared (check or credit card) to purchase the required text, You can Handle Them All by R.L. DeBruyn and J.L. Larson. Instructors will have the text available for each participant at the cost of $25.00.

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