EDAM 5009. Developing Independent Readers (K-3)

Three credits

The course begins with a review of the core beliefs about teaching and learning, the Guiding Principles, and the Gradual Release of Responsibility Model. The learner will explore the how, what, and why of independent reading and how it relates to the 7 Guiding Principles. The learner will consider the classroom environment and methods they can use to promote independent reading. The course will also explore the implementation and management of independent reading as well as how to create partnerships to support it.

Prerequisite: EDAM 5001 Early Literacy: Guiding Principles and Language Development (K-3)