Build your students’ literacy and language skills.
Develop your expertise in the systematic observation and assessment of K-8 reading, writing, and language behaviors. Learn to use responsive teaching that incorporates differentiated instruction for whole group, small group, and individual learning. Create an inclusive classroom environment through a focus on language and literacy development. This program gives you the skills you need to assess students, plan for instruction, and become a content expert.
Our curriculum is based on the latest theories of literacy learning based on reading, writing, and talking as complex thinking processes. You’ll learn to take an integrated approach to teaching literacy across several contexts in the K-8 classroom. You can also choose from a variety of rigorous elective courses that help you refine your education and study topics that are most relevant to your career as an educator. Topics include:
- Guided reading
- Intentional teaching
Help your students develop strong literacy skills as you cultivate a community of learners who learn collaboratively and think critically.