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Early Literacy Learning (K-2) - Part 1

Course Description:

Learn about the components of a balanced literacy program through an early literacy framework that incorporates reading and writing as integral skills and represents a wide array of literacy activities. From the classroom-tested read-aloud, shared reading, word wall, and interactive writing strategies to authentic student assessments that inform balanced literacy instruction, this course gives you practical insight into balanced literacy concepts. Designed for literacy teachers, grades K-2, this course is also valuable for reading specialists and those who teach older students struggling with reading and writing. This course is a required prerequisite to Early Literacy Learning (K-2): Part 2.

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.

Graduate Credit Information:
Graduate credit may be obtained from the provider(s) listed below, for an additional fee after the course begins.
Madonna University - 2.0 credits - pricing
University of Central Missouri - 2.0 credits - pricing
Subject Area:
Reading/Language Arts
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“My online discussion boards offer me contact with other colleagues to discuss ideas, problems, and means of implementation for the curriculum.”

Jeannie Dyke
Reading Specialist
SY Jackson Elementary School