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Raising Readers: Ready to Read and Write with Digital Media (PreK)

Course Description:

Learn to use programming and online resources to help young children develop early literacy and reading skills. Explore ways to use different types of stories to teach early reading and writing skills and how to share stories through oral storytelling and interactive readalouds. Create new stories together while interacting with PBS story characters in online games and activities. Internet access for children required for course activities.

We suggest that learners complete RDLA051: Raising Readers: Preparing Preschoolers for Success before taking this course.

Unless otherwise indicated, this course is not usually available for graduate credit.

Note: This is a facilitated course. Learners submit coursework and participate in asynchronous discussions throughout the course term, and receive graded feedback.

For assignments and evaluation details, see the full Syllabus.

The number of hours identified for each course reflects time spent online, but does not reflect the total time spent completing offline coursework and assignments. All learners are different and you will likely spend double the indicated number of hours completing all coursework depending on your learning style and work habits.

Subject Area:
Reading/Language Arts
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