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Finding the Balance in Early Literacy

ELA-907N
3 Credits
Online
4.68/5.00
Learn research-based theory connected to classroom application activities that will help provide success for your students in early literacy. Designed for kindergarten and first grade teachers this course combines research, theory and practice with reading skills using the child-centered theme of The Gingerbread Man. The course is offered in two formats: traditional or online. This ONLINE version works via the course website which points participants to current research and articles and class forums for continuing discussions with other participants and the instructor. Fees for the online version includes tuition and an online instructional fee. The course assignments may be completed with or without classroom student participation.

 

NOTE: Required textbooks must be purchased separately.

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Dr. Sandra Frisby

Instructor
The courses I teach will provide you with multiple ideas and resources to guide the students you teach to foster their desire to learn, and to provide them with the necessary tools so that they may develop to their full potential. As you know, all children are unique, with differing interests, learning styles, skills and abilities, therefore, we must meet their needs to challenge them to be critical thinkers. As you complete this class I am here to support you, guide you, and share my many years of experiences teaching children and adult learners! My favorite teaching quote: “Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” ~Ben Franklin