EDARL 67300 Student Achievement Enhancement Techniques for Middle School/High School Literacy

This course will enable the candidate to examine the specific demands of middle school and high school literacy. This course will explore the connection of reading/writing across ages, abilities, and curricula. This course will also examine the demands of secondary curricula and the literacy program design for success at the secondary level. Topics will include, but not limited to, instruments used for reading level assessment, effective intervention practices, and the demands of the diverse secondary population. The candidates will evaluate programs and materials that are used in the secondary content classroom. Emphasis will be placed on the district literacy specialist's role in professional development of the middle school/high school content teaching staff. To be taken concurrently with EDARL 67200 Student Achievement Enhancement Techniques for Elementary Literacy.