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Approaches to the Science of Reading

Original price was: $270.00.Current price is: $250.00.

ON-LINE (3 credits/45 hours) in-service credit only

Instructor: Rose Marino Foster (

Course Description: The term “Science of Reading” refers to large a body of research spanning over five decades.  This research draws from multidisciplinary fields including: cognitive psychology linguistics, neuroscience, education in order to understand how individuals learn to read. This course will provide an overview of the Science of Reading and its implications for effective literacy instruction. Through engaging assignments and informative resources, participates will explore key concepts such as: phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary development, fluency, assessment practices and comprehension strategies.  Participants will also research effective practices for orthographic mapping of words as well as improving student fluency, vocabulary knowledge and reading comprehension.  As a result of this class, participants will have the knowledge and tools to implement effective evidence-based reading instruction.


(3 credits/45 hours) In-serivce credits only


Rose Marino-Foster