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Explicit Strategies for Reading Comprehension

Focus on: Ages 7 - 10
Course Number: TEWS716N
Course Format: Online

This workshop will expand educators' conceptions of comprehension and the strategies that readers utilize to make meaning while reading. Comprehension strategies for fiction and non-fiction texts, as set forth by the Common Core standards, will be covered. Participants will explore their current understandings of comprehension and their questions around this topic in order to enhance their knowledge.  Participants will develop a range of classroom practices to deepen their children's understandings of comprehension.

Course timeline: TBA

1 CEU: $405 (not offered for credit)

This workshop is asynchronous, except where noted. That is, 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. Students should expect to spend 3-5 hours per week on coursework, except where noted.