Teaching Reading to Struggling Students

July 8, 2019 - July 28, 2019

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The online program is offered for 3 weeks (July 8- 28, 2019).

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Improve the reading skills of struggling students K-12 regardless of your role or the subject you teach. Modules focus on reading difficulties and dyslexia; reading processes in English language learners; and instructional techniques for struggling readers. The instructors are Delores Perin, Professor of Psychology and Education and Chair in the Health and Behavior Studies Department; Susan Masullo, Lecturer and Director of the Literacy Practicums in TC’s Reading Specialist Program.

Please Note: For the best learning outcomes, students should aim to complete one module per week over the three-week period, and expect to commit 6-7 hours per week working through the materials. There is no partial credit towards clock hours, CEUs or CTLEs for partial participation in the program. All assignments are due on the last Sunday of the program at 11:59 PM EST.

Registration Fee: $655 - Registration closes at 4:00 pm EST on June 24, 2019

Any attendee who is taking this course for CTLE credit for NY State must enter their name exactly as it appears on the TEACH website in accordance with NYSED requirements.

Units Awarded: Participants receive 2 CEUs OR 20 clock hours OR 20 CTLEs (applicable only to NYS residents).

Who should attend?

  • K-12 teachers in English language arts, social studies, science or special education classrooms
  • School principals, professional development personnel, and administrators
  • Speech and language pathologists