Serving the counties of Baldwin, Hancock, Johnson, Putnam, Washington & Wilkinson

Reading Endorsement Course I Literacy Perspectives: Foundations of Literacy Development and Instruction (PL2021-76)
Hours: 50.00 / Tuition: $350 / Non Oconee RESA Fee: $700.00
Status: OPEN / Maximum Size: 20
Instructor: Paulene Roberson
Date: 8/25/2021 thru 11/17/2021 Time: 12:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: - Virtual Tennille, GA (Click for Driving Directions)
Registration Deadline: 7/23/2021


Course Description

Course I

Literacy Perspectives:  

Foundations of Literacy Development and Instruction


Course description/objectives:
This course introduces candidates to the theory, practices, and current issues related to children’s literacy development in the early years. On completion of this course, candidates should be able to: 

-Identify major theories and empirical research regarding child development in language/literacy.
-Implement appropriate and varied instructional approaches for culturally and linguistically diverse learners.
-Recognize the theories and research that support the importance of social interactions/relationships in young children’s literacy development and learning. 
-Diagnose  differences in students’ development of phonological and phonemic awareness and adjust instruction to meet the needs of individual students, including English-language learners.

Target Audience
Classroom Teachers
District Administration
Instructional Facilitators/Coaches
School-Level Administration 

Class Notes

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Tennille, GA 31089

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