Navigating the controversial world of reading instruction can be overwhelming. In this course, The Science of Reading, you will review current research and understanding and apply these ideas to your own classroom reading instruction. The course text, Visible Learning for Literacy, Grades K-12, will look at the effect size of different approaches and strategies. You will leave this course with an understanding of when to use each approach, which routines are most effective, and how to integrate the science of reading into curriculum planning.
Grades K - 12
At the end of this course, participants will understand:
- Learning impact can be measured through effect size
- When to use different reading approaches
- Which literacy routines are most effective
- How to determine the impact of learning
This course is available for variable credits. Please check section information to ensure you are registering for the desired number of credits.
Five credit students will choose an additional text to further their study of the Science of Reading on a course topic of their choice.