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    Teaching Struggling Readers

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    236 Students Enrolled
    $195.00

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    Hours: 25
    Duration: 25 CE Hours


    Language: English
    PD-TSR01

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    Program Description

    Everyone who reads written language employs reading strategies. When teaching students to read, you are showing learners the kinds of reading decisions that proficient readers make rapidly and automatically to understand the text. When readers use these strategies often enough in a conscious and deliberate way, at some point, the practices become unconscious skills that they apply automatically whenever they read. This course focuses on practical "how-to" instructions to practice while helping students gain a greater understanding of what they are reading. Our Teaching the Struggling Reader course provides strategies for teachers and parents to use to help give their young readers the confidence they need to gain a love of reading!

    Learning Objectives

    After completing this course, you should be able to: • Recognize the struggling reader and determine what works • Identify approaches to help readers improve their comprehension • Recall strategies that help readers improve their logic skills • Define multiple learning strategies for the struggling reader

    Syllabus

    Module 1-Balancing Language to Support the Meaning of Print • Replacing Fear with Joy • Tools to Tackle Text • Cloze Reading Strategy • When and How to Teach Cloze Reading • Oral and Written Work Module 2-Nicknaming, Scattered Clues and Paraphrasing • How to Teach the Nickname Reading Strategy • Telling Doesn’t Work • Why and How to Teach the Scattered Clues Reading Strategy • Constructing Scattered Clues Reading Strategies • How the Paraphrasing Reading Strategy is Different Module 3-Nonsense and Pronoun Referent Reading Strategies • When to Teach the Nonsense Reading Strategy • Focus on Adverbs and Connective Language • Why and How to Teach the Pronoun Referent Reading Strategy • Oral Language Practice • Pronoun Referent Strategies in Guided Reading Books Module 4-Unraveling and Kerneling Reading Strategies • When to Teach Unraveling • How to Teach the Unraveling Reading Strategy • How to Teach the Kerneling Reading Strategy • Getting Started with Kerneling • Types of Kerneling Reading Strategies

    Requirements

    Prerequisites

    There are no specific prerequisites for this class.

    Technical Requirements

    Internet Access: Broadband or high-speed internet access is required. Broadband includes DSL, cable, and wireless connections. Hardware: 1 GB RAM minimum recommended PC/Windows: Windows XP, Vista or 7 Mac computers: Mac OS X 10 or higher MUST have Microsoft Window Operating Systems over Bootcamp (Bootcamp is a free download from Apple's website) Software: Google Chrome is the best browser for this course Cookies MUST be enabled Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled) Kindle Reader App is needed for many courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded onto your computer.) Adobe PDF Reader Adobe Flash Player (Required for many courses.) Adobe Acrobat Reader, Apple Quicktime, Windows Media Player, &/or Real Player PowerPoint Viewer (Use this if you don't have PowerPoint)

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    Features

    • 100% Online, Self-Paced • Open Enrollment • CE Hours • Admissions and Student Support • Multimedia Rich and Interactive Content

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