3 Graduate Credits for $385 or Audit for $199 - You Choose!
(all course materials included)
This course provides creative and practical strategies that can be used to create a literacy-rich environment for the young learner. Explore ways to promote phonemics, phonetic awareness, alphabetic knowledge, and fluency. Whether you are a teacher, a parent, or child-care professional, this course will provide a multitude of interesting and meaningful ways to support and provide literacy to the youngest children in your care.
Goals and Objectives: As a result of participation in this course, students will be able to:
- Apply the latest research on emergent literacy in their classrooms/curriculum.
- Understand the role that efficacy and social-referencing play in literacy development.
- Understand the role dialogic reading plays in literacy development.
- Understand ways they can help children build firm literacy foundations through emotional, social, and familial support.
What your colleagues are saying about this course:
"I really appreciated that I was able to make relevant improvements in my teaching without having to put myself through irrelevant "seat-time" in the evening or on weekends."
St. Michael, Minnesota