DIS 682: Special Topics in Disability and Diversity Studies (Reading Comprehension in Math for ELL)
This course presents evidence-based strategies that support language and literacy skills for English Learners in the content area of math. Students/You will study:
- current evidence-based practices for teaching reading comprehension,
- use and interpretation of assessment tools to monitor progress, and
- the use of technology to support culturally and linguistically diverse students reading at the K-8 levels.
You will also participate in weekly on-line discussions, write weekly learning reflections, and implement an 8-week case study with 2-3 students who are non-native speakers of English. You will learn how to develop WIDA standards and proficiency-based lesson plans in order to teach and integrate language skills (i.e., listening, speaking, reading, and writing), as well as reading comprehension in content-based lessons.
Register through Outreach College (Extension): CRN 3480. 3-credit course, online via Laulima, Spring 2017, 1/9/17 – 5/12/17.