Course DescriptionThis practical and comprehensive course focuses on helping educators become highly effective teachers as well as developing students who become proficient readers and writers who are well on their way to becoming college and career ready. Landmark research focuses on highly effective practices, such as setting goals, monitoring progress, implementing teaching strategies, and providing informaiton on the average percentile gains achieved when these practices are instituted. Step-by-step guidance for teaching reading and writing, including sample lessons for virtually every major literacy skill/strategy that incorporates the key elements of effective assessment and instruction. This course also emphasizes how to adapt instruction for struggling readers and writers, English Language Learners, and special needs students and includes powerful new research-based teaching techniques that work especially well with struggling readers. It also stresses effective steps educators can use to implement Response to Intervention and looks at developing higher-level literacy requirements for reading and writing, including those stemming from Common Core State Standards.
A link to the Armchair Ed course assignments and exams will be included in the registration confirmation and receipt email that will be automatically sent to students immediately upon completion of the registration process. Any required textbooks must be purchased separately.
The link can also be accessed after enrollment by logging into the Student Portal and clicking the link listed under View Online Resources.