PLS Classes

Foundations of Literacy: Beginning Reading™ Online

Course Description:

Explore the components of early reading instruction defined by the National Reading Panel and the International Reading Association. Build a knowledge base for each component, apply that knowledge within a classroom setting, and construct a portfolio of teaching strategies for each component. This course culminates with the creation of a final capstone lesson plan that will incorporate each early reading component for use in the classroom.

This course is available in both 7-week and 4-week online formats.

Credit Hours: 3

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Course Project:

Graduate courses include a course project designed to strengthen your professional practice and extend your knowledge related to the specific content of the course. An example of an online course project is included for your review.

Course Alignment:

Charlotte Danielson’s Framework for Teaching Alignments

Domain One 1A, 1C, 1E, and 1F
Domain Two 2B
Domain Three 3A, 3C, and 3D
Domain Four 4A, 4E, and 4F

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