Course Description for Differentiating Instruction in Literacy
Differentiating Instruction in Literacy
Prerequisite: LAE 3210 and LAE 3211
Description: This is the third literacy course in the elementary program. It follows courses in the foundations of literacy development including methods, resources and assessments for literacy teaching/learning. It will enable preservice teachers to understand the scope and place of diagnosis and subsequent literacy instruction in the literacy development program; the roles played by the classroom teacher and other specialized personnel in the school; the wise use of a variety of diagnostic tools (tests and other measurement techniques) to measure literacy ability, and based on such measurement, evaluate the student's literacy abilities; the planning and differentiating instruction based on such an evaluation.