EDARL 67100 Pedagogy for Effective Literacy Practices

This course will enable the Instructional Specialist K-12 Literacy candidate to research in-depth the historical and current research philosophy and definition of literacy. This course will lead the candidate to evaluate the connection of language acquisition and reading/writing (print and non-print). Topics will include, but not limited to, brain research and literacy, multi-model literacy, multi-level interventions, synaesthetics, media consumption, culture and gender issues in literacy. The students will apply the learned skills to the in-depth knowledge of the area of literacy that will support the district's literacy program. To be taken concurrently with EDARL 67000 Foundations of K-12 Literacy Administration Organization.