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EDU427 Theory and Practice in Teaching and Learning Literacy in School

Develops practices that support students’ literacy learning and in planning and implementing meaningful English language arts lessons, based on current understandings of literacy learning. Examines the construction of literacy and the effectiveness of progressive practices in the areas of curriculum development, instructional planning, and instructional strategies. Introduces and examines strategies to differentiate instruction so as to meet the needs of diverse students with a range of learning styles and abilities, with respect to literacy. Fall session focuses on applications to all grades and content areas, while spring session focuses on elementary grades. (Meets content-pedagogy requirement for professional teaching certification).

Credits: 3
Offered: Spring
Prerequisites: None
Restrictions: Pre-service teachers must take this course concurrently with their spring student teaching (e.g., EDF 408 or 409)
Instructors: L. Gatto, M. Maier, C. St. George
EDU 427 Theory and Practice in Teaching and Learning Literacy in School course information is subject to change, please check the latest schedule.