Literacy Instruction for Diverse Learners
1.5 CPDs, Run time: 1:12:19
Presented by Dr. Gay Ward and Dr. Margaret Phinney, who will present an overview of a 7-phase continuum from pre-verbal through flexible, illustrated with video or audio tapes of learners in each phase. They will also give examples of teaching strategies that match the learners' needs in engagement, comprehension, and language-to-print components and will share appropriate children's literature and their use for supporting learners at each phase. Case studies will provide you with the opportunity to practice assessing learners' strengths and growth areas and plan appropriate learner experiences to met identified needs.