EDRE 525 : Advanced Reading Methods
Students will examine current philosophy and research supporting methods of teaching reading. The class will address each of the components of a reading curriculum: independent reading, guided reading, book talks, phonics and word study, reading aloud, strategy mini- lessons, conferencing, leveled readers, reading assessment, and supporting struggling readers. Students will learn to organize and run reading workshops for different age groups. Students will examine some components of good reading, such as comprehension strategies, narrative and information text strategies, and writing about reading.