GED 7846 - Teaching Literacy in the Elementary School K-6, Part I
This two part course focuses on literacy practices for the elementary reader and writer in a 21st century environment. Part one focuses on knowledge of literacy practices. Part two focuses on systems used in the school and classroom to create literate environments that foster reading and writing. Participants will observe, analyze, engage, and co-teach in the elementary classroom. This is a graduate level course with graduate level expectations.
Thirty hours of focused clinical experience are required; students register for the clinical experience as GED 7846L (lab).
Prerequisite: EDU 3260/GED 7867 - Theory to Practice (grade of B- or higher) or concurrent enrollment; Undergraduate students must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program.
Corequisites: This course must be taken concurrently with GED 7846L (lab) and in the same term with GED 7847 - Teaching Literacy in the Elementary School, Part II.