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This course focuses on effective strategies for English language reading instruction. Learn practical techniques and methods for teaching reading in any ELL environment. Explore key issues related to the successful teaching of reading, such as the role of reading within an ELL curriculum and detailed classroom teaching techniques. Topics include, engagement, motivation, modeling, intensive and extensive reading, vocabulary challenges, comprehension skills, reading rate, reading strategies lesson planning, selecting materials and assessment. This course provides many practical approaches and strategies to improve teaching and learning in the ELL reading environment.
Course Objectives: Participants will
This online course is experiential and interactive. Participants will engage in a variety of activities to learn, practice, and apply the skills outlined in the course. This will include workbook exercises, short answers that are reviewed by a moderator, quizzes, observation and analysis of lessons, coaching interactions with a coaching partner that include feedback and analysis of both the lesson and the coaching episode. A final exam is also a part of the course. Participation in all of these areas is necessary for students to successfully complete the course with a passing grade.
Upon completion of the course, students can decide if they would like to receive credit and from which university they would like to receive credit. Please see the Affiliations tab at the top of the main page, www.cecreditsonline.org, or select How to Obtain Credits under the Obtaining Credits tab within your account.
1b. How to Help Your Students Value Reading
1c. Helping Administrators See That Reading Is Important
1d. What Makes a Good Reading Teacher?
1f. Supplementary Material
2b. How Motivated Are Your Students?
2c. The Keys to Motivation
2d. 10 Strategies for Motivating Your Students
2f. Supplementary Material
3b. Children and Literacy
3c. Adults and Literacy
3d. What About a Bilingual Teaching Approach?
3f. Supplementary Material
4b. Why Is Intensive Reading So Important?
4c. What Skills Should You Teach?
4d. How Do You Teach Intensive Reading?
4f. Supplementary Material
5b. The Importance of an Extensive Reading Approach
5c. How to Tell If Your Students Are Learning
5d. How to Integrate Extensive Reading Into Your Reading
5f. Supplementary Material
6b. The Challenges of Teaching Vocabulary
6c. High-Frequency Word Lists
6d. How Do You Teach Vocabulary?
6f. Supplementary Material
7b. Think-Aloud Protocols
7c. Questioning the Author
7d. Using Graphic Organizers
7e. Justify Your Comprehension
7f. Supplementary Materials
8b. Targeting and Teaching Reading Rate
8c. Reading Activities: Part 1
8d. Reading Activities: Part 2
8f. Supplementary Material
9b. What Are Reading Strategies?
9c. How-to’s of Teaching Strategies: Part 1
9d. How-to’s of Teaching Strategies: Part 2
9f. Supplementary Material
10b. How Can I Integrate Other Language Skills?
10c. How Do I Write Teaching Objectives?
10d. How Can I Develop My Lesson and Evaluate Progress?
10f. Supplementary Material
11b. Designing a Reading Curriculum
11c. Working With Your Textbook
11d. Supplementing the Textbook
11e. Supplementary Material
12b. What Is Formative Testing?
12c. What Is Summative Testing?
12d. How Can I Help Students With Standardized Tests?
12f. Supplementary Material
Contact Information: info@CECreditsOnline.org or 425-788-7275 ext 104