Reading, Part 2
Course Code: YU20RE21
The Additional Qualification Course: Reading Part 2 deepens your understanding of the role of the literacy teacher with regard to both program and instructional practices and, as well, to the opportunities and challenges faced by reading teachers. Building upon the knowledge and skills addressed in Part 1, you will examine current research; enhance your capacity to build a comprehensive literacy program; receive advanced instruction in the practices of teaching reading; and, develop strategies for constructing meaning and thinking critically about a variety of texts.
In addition, you will expand your examination of the critical link between assessment and effective instruction as it relates to the support students require to reach their full potential as readers. Finally, you will have opportunities to explore and discuss how to create rich reading tasks with co-created learning goals and success criteria to ensure the literacy development of all students.
- Be a member in good standing with the OCT
- Part 1 completed
- Minimum ONE year of certified teaching experience by the first day of the course, subsequent to certification
- Signed Supervisory Officer's Form by course end date confirming required teaching experience
This 125 hour course consists of 100 hours of interactive coursework and 25 hours of independent learning. Regular and relevant candidate participation is a requirement. Expect to be online at least every second day for Fall, Winter and Spring courses; and every weekday during a Summer course to complete assignments and collaborate in discussion forums. All deadlines will be communicated by the Instructor.