Teacher Education

Teaching Literacy in Early Childhood Classrooms (Pre K-3)

Teaching Literacy in Early Childhood Classrooms (Pre K-3)
Study instructional practices for teaching children the literacy concepts, skills and strategies they need to learn in Pre K-3rd grade, and assessing, monitoring and evaluating children's literacy knowledge and learning in Pre K-3rd grade.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesEL ED 323; Admittance to ECE program; concurrent enrollment in ECE 441 or 442.
 TaughtFall, Winter
 ProgramsContaining ECE 433
Course Outcomes: 

Learner Development

Teacher candidates will plan and implement primary grade literacy instruction that is linked to student backgrounds across a variety of diverse characteristics. (See ILA Standard 4)

Literacy Instruction

Teacher candidates will be able to plan, implement, and reflect on early literacy instruction (prek-3) for whole class, small groups, and individual students (e.g., read aloud, shared reading, guided reading, independent reading, shared writing interactive writing, language experience). (See ILA Standard 2)

Professional Learning

Teacher candidates will be able to locate current research-based information in the professional literature (i.e., journal articles, state core curriculum, IRA position statements, books), and consult these professional resources as they pursue the development of their individual professional knowledge and behaviors. (See ILA Standard 6).