ASSESSMENT & INTERVENTION FOR STRUGGLING READERS, K–6 (EDUC 626)
This course helps teachers to better understand students who struggle with reading and gives them the tools to improve their students’ fluency and comprehension in order to meet grade-level standards. The featured experts who provide commentary for this course include Dr. Timothy Rasinski and Dr. Joseph A. Torgesen.
- Define and describe the characteristics of a struggling reader; identify a particular student who fits that description and examine his/her needs.
- Implement research-based instructional strategies to improve fluency and comprehension in struggling readers.
Develop an intervention plan that aims at increasing the achievement of all students, including struggling readers.
For successful completion of this course, you will earn three credits through the University Outreach Professional Development Department at Cardinal Stritch University. The course may be completed where and when it’s best for you in a self-paced, independent online study format. Work at your own pace, and finish the class within a 17-week deadline. WEAC members receive a $100 member benefit discount for this course.
To enroll: Call Cardinal Stritch at (800) 347-8822, enter 6 to enter the extension and then enter Ext. 4428 or (414) 410-4428. Be ready with the course name and number. Please tell Cardinal Stritch that this is a Teachscape course.
WEAC member dues are not used to defray the cost of this course.
Non-WEAC Members $500
Response to Intervention (RTI), Reading Specialist, Language Arts
PI34 StandardsPI 34.02 - Teacher standards
To receive a license to teach in Wisconsin, an applicant shall complete an approved program and demonstrate proficient performance in the knowledge, skills and dispositions under all of the following standards: