ED 625 Advanced Literacy Strategies in the STEM Content Areas

3 credits

Focuses on the design and implementation of a literacy program for adolescents that meets the needs of various learners and supports content area learning. Teacher candidates use a variety of strategies to promote student independence in content area reading. Candidates incorporate methods in the content areas to address the diverse backgrounds of their students, including culture, language (dialect and ESOL), disabilities, and giftedness. Candidates explore multiple literacies and disciplinary literacy in the STEM content areas as well as ways to assess student literacy.

Prerequisite(s): ED 620