The course content includes current research and evidence based practices that are necessary for the development of the technical skills of reading along with academic vocabulary and deep comprehension. Important components of an effective comprehensive reading program designed to develop proficient readers, competent writers and critical thinkers are included in this material.
Units to include:
- Foundations of Reading
- Learning to Read and Spell: A National Problem and Recommended Solutions
- Basic Principals of Reading Assessment
- The Structure of Language
- Graphophonemic Awareness
- Teaching Word Identification and Spelling Fluency
- Comprehension to summarizing
Audience: K-3rd grade teachers, K-5 ELL teachers, K-8 special education teachers
Course Dates: October 29- 30, November 13-15
Location: Pima County School Superintendent's Office | 200 N. Stone Tucson, AZ 85701
Course Time: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Cost: $75 for all 5-days (Assessment book and fundamentals of reading book included. Parking included. Lunch NOT included.)
Payments must be received five (5) business days prior to the start of the class. Payments can be in the form of a check, credit card, P-Card, or a school purchase order. Registrations within the five (5) day window must be paid immediately upon registering for the course.
Cancellation & Refund Policy
Cancellations must be submitted in writing five (5) business days prior to the start of the class to receive a refund. No refunds will be given for “no shows.” If courses are cancelled due to low enrollment, refunds will be issued to the individual or the school.