ECE 4404 - Teaching Reading/Language Arts in ECE
Prerequisite: EDUC 3302, ECE 3340 and admission to TOSS.
Study of the integration of language arts across the curriculum and effective strategies for planning, implementing and evaluating instruction in reading, writing, listening, and speaking in pre-school through fifth grade. Emphasis on assessment techniques and approaches to conducting guided lessons in reading and writing that are culturally and developmentally appropriate. Includes an extensive field experience and media use. To be taken concurrently with ECE 4401, ECE 4402, and ECE 4403. Verification of professional liability insurance is required before placement in the field.
An examination of the reading and writing processes in the content areas with a transition from learning to read and write to reading and writing to learn. Includes methods, strategies, and techniques for teaching reading and writing in all content areas to diverse populations with an emphasis on actual application of knowledge in the TOSS integrated unit and field experience. The selection and use of technology, including electronic texts, is explored.