Individual Enrollment:  Reading Endorsement

     
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Explore six core areas of reading: oral language, phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, comprehension, and vocabulary. Included in each of the interactive courses in this series are both instructional components and application activities. The courses are designed to be completed sequentially, culminating in the practicum (Reading 5). Content aligns to the indicators for Florida's K-12 Reading Endorsement.
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Reading 1: Foundations of Instruction 2017 Syllabus

Explore reading as a process of student engagement in construction of meaning. Gain substantive understanding of six components of reading as a process: comprehension, oral language, phonological awareness, phonics, fluency, and vocabulary.
Credit Hours: 60 Cost: $300.00
   Current Sections Available:
       December 04, 2017 - February 25, 2018     2 extra weeks for holidays
       January 15, 2018 - March 26, 2018    

Reading 2: Research-Based Practices (60) Syllabus

Discover how to scaffold student learning by applying the principles of research-based reading instruction and integrating the six components of reading. Engage in the systematic problem-solving process.
Credit Hours: 60 Cost: $300.00
   Current Sections Available:
       December 18, 2017 - March 11, 2018     2 extra weeks for holidays
       January 15, 2018 - March 26, 2018    

Reading 3: Assessment (60) Syllabus

Examine the concepts and characteristics of different types of assessment. Gain the knowledge and skills necessary to administer, interpret, and use formal and informal reading assessments for diverse students. Open new pathways for possible prevention, identification, and remediation of reading difficulties.
Credit Hours: 60 Cost: $300.00
   Current Sections Available:
       November 20, 2017 - February 18, 2018     3 extra weeks for holidays
       December 04, 2017 - February 25, 2018     2 extra weeks for holidays
       January 15, 2018 - March 26, 2018    

Reading 4: Differentiated Instruction (60) Syllabus

Understand cognitive, language, and reading development, including difficulties in six major reading components. Explore the foundations and principles of differentiated instruction and strategies for implementation to enrich and extend student learning.
Credit Hours: 60 Cost: $300.00
   Current Sections Available:
       December 11, 2017 - February 18, 2018     2 extra weeks for holidays
       January 22, 2018 - April 02, 2018    

Reading 5: Demonstration of Accomplishment (60) Syllabus

Through a culminating practicum, teachers demonstrate knowledge of the reading components, assessment, and data analysis by creating and implementing comprehensive, research-based instructional plans. Participants must have completed Reading Competencies 1-4 and have access to students. Verify district acceptance of course prior to registration.
Credit Hours: 60 Cost: $300.00
   Current Sections Available:
       December 04, 2017 - March 11, 2018     Requires student contact - 2 extra weeks
       January 15, 2018 - April 09, 2018     Requires student contact!