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EDU 739: Literacy Instruction and Assessment in the Early Childhood and Elementary Classroom: Overview

EDU 739

This course is taught by professor Richard GisoThis course emphasizes responsive and developmentally appropriate instruction for teaching literacy in culturally and linguistically diverse early childhood and elementary settings.  Candidates design and implement instruction for small and large groups by applying assessment data and evidence-based strategies in support of reading and writing development and include state standards.  The role of assessment in differentiating instruction is emphasized.  Candidates evaluate digital and print instructional materials and integrate literacy into other disciplines. 

Course Books

Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks: 


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