Multiple Approaches to Teaching Decoding
Focus on: Ages 5 - 8 Years, and older students in remedial settings
Course Number: TEWS721N
Course Format: Online
style. Finally, we will investigate decoding approaches to develop learners' strategies and foster fluency.
Teachers will examine the principles and techniques underlying a variety of programs such as Sounds in Motion, Wilson/Fundations, Words Their Way, and Glass Analysis. They will design a series of lessons that weave at least two of these approaches together in order to create systematic, sequential, multi-sensory phonics instruction that meets the needs of a variety of learners.
Course timeline: July 13 - 31
1 CEU $405 (not offered for credit)
Registration Deadline: 7/6
Students should expect to spend 3-5 hours per week on coursework, except where noted.
This workshop is asynchronous, unless noted. Participants work at times that suit them best; however, there will be firm weekly due dates for assignments. The course instructors will act both as a leaders and mentors by offering regular support, suggestions, and direction.