Academic Calendar 2017/2018 - Reading, Part III (Specialist)
EDUC 3275 Reading, Part III (Specialist)
Description:The Additional Qualification course: Reading, Specialist provides teachers with an opportunity to draw on their knowledge and understanding of the foundations, vision and underlying philosophy of effective reading instruction. Critical to reading instruction is the ability of teachers to ensure positive, interactive learning experiences for all teachers. Teachers become skilled at combining their knowledge of child and adolescent development and learning with their understanding of effective reading instruction. The course is based on an in-depth knowledge of the teaching and acquisition of reading skills and includes a focus on leadership skills. Teachers will have opportunities to reflect, communicate and apply their learning through practical experiences at the school, board or provincial level. Successful teachers will be recommended for the Ontario College of Teachers Additional Qualification READING-SPEC.