This course will examine a variety of assessment strategies that may be used to monitor and document literacy growth and development of all children in inclusive classrooms. Using assessment data to inform instruction, teacher candidates will utilize differential instructional strategies with struggling readers and writers, with students who have a broad range of learning disabilities, and with children from bilingual and ESL homes. This course will emphasize the use of authentic assessment as an on-going process that is linked to instruction and includes the preparation of teacher candidates for the administration of standardized tests. This course requires a field experience. Class Notes: Closed Class. Permission Number Required from the Department Chairperson. Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite: EDU 370 and 382.
Fall 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018, Fall 2017