The National Reading Panel defines the five essential areas of reading as phonemic awareness, phonics (decoding), oral reading fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension. Within each area, there are many subskills and patterns that may determine a specific direction for instruction. This course will examine each component of reading through the lense of assessment to help determine appropriate interventions. For each area of reading, there will be review of formal assessments (e.g., CTOPP-2, WIAT-III, KTEA-3, GORT-5) and informal assessment tools (e.g., aimswebPlus, teacher-generated assessments). After reviewing testing, case studies will be used to guide a discussion around developing long-term and daily lesson plans to address student needs.
Upon completion, participants will be able to:
Appropriate for teachers of all grade levels.
Graduate credit is included in course tuition and is granted by Colorado State University-Pueblo.
3 Graduate Credits (fee included in course tuition)
|July 20-24, 2020
8:30am - 4:00pm
Over 98% of educators felt that their Outreach Summer Institute seminar provided them with strategies and tools that will help their students.
Meghan is the reading supervisor, testing coordinator, and an academic advisor at Landmark’s Elementary•Middle School. She holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Macalester College and a master’s degree in special education from Simmons College. Meghan has taught a variety of subjects at the middle and high school levels during her time at Landmark.