EDARL 67200 Student Achievement Enhancement Techniques for Elementary Literacy

This course will enable the candidate to acquire global understanding and background to guide interventionists, literacy coach, reading specialist and literacy personnel in the elementary setting. This course will explore the connection of reading/writing across ages, abilities, and elementary curricula. The course will explore appropriate selection and use of curriculum assessment. Topics will include analyzing current trends in elementary literacy programs, national, state, district and building initiatives for school improvement planning. The candidates will explore the best practices in professional development in professional learning communities for the elementary teaching staff. To be taken concurrently with EDARL 67300 Student Achievement Enhancement Techniques for Middle School/High School Literacy.