This course is designed for teachers and potential teachers who will be teaching pre-k through 2nd grade. It may also be useful for teachers and support staff working with older students who have difficulty with decoding and fluency. This course content is essential for a solid foundation in reading instruction for the primary grades. It is based on seminal research regarding reading instruction practices offers practical strategies to gather into a teaching toolbox for use in guided reading lessons.
Instructor(s): Susan Arndt
Required Text: Richardson, J. (2016). The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading: An Assess-Decide-Guide Framework for Supporting Every Reade. New York, NY: Scholastic Teaching Resources. ISBN 13: 978-1-338-16111-3