EDUC 6975T - Reading for Understanding: A Research-Based Approach to Improving Reading Skills
(1 sem. cr.) Based on Ruth Schoenbach’s best-selling book, Reading for Understanding, this course contains strategies for helping students in middle and high school gain the reading independence to master subject area literacies required of the Common Core Standards. The book presents concrete tools for use in a range of classrooms, including examples of strategies for English language learners, students with special needs, as well as those in honors and AP courses. Reading for Understanding proves it’s never too late for teachers and students to work together to boost literacy, engagement, and achievement.
In this course, educators critically reflect upon and analyze the book’s content with the goal of selecting specific practices to apply in their classrooms.
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