Course No. ED463u, ED563u
Teachers of content areas may notice that the students who struggle the most in their classes are the ones with poor reading skills. You don’t have to become a reading teacher to give your needy students a few reading strategies which will boost their confidence and ability to engage the material. Our text, How to Teach Reading When You’re Not a Reading Teacher by Sharon Faber, has an extensive list of easy-to-use strategies which many teachers use already like graphic organizers, think alouds, and column notes. This course is applicable to all content areas and levels, K-12 as well as early college. You will be amazed how easy it is to use a few tips your students can easily work with to improve their reading comprehension. Text about $5 from Amazon.
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- Choose and use thinking and reading strategies that will help their students comprehend the content of their subject matter
- Create lesson plans that enhance subject-matter understanding by incorporating reading strategies
- Access prior knowledge through a plethora of strategies thus enhance the content-area learning for all students
- Teach the reading strategies to students so they can implement in all content-areas
- Model thinking processes for students when reading for content
Text: How to Teach Reading: When You're Not a Reading Teacher by Dr. Sharon Faber, (2006) is approximately $4 on Amazon.