3 Credits / 45 Hours
in-service credit only
Reciprocal Teaching: Strategies and Lessons for strengthening student comprehension in the classroom.
Reciprocal teaching is a way to help students better comprehend what they are reading.
By focusing on four evidence-based and classroom-tested strategies that good readers use to comprehend text-predicting, questioning, clarifying, and summarizing-Teachers will learn new ways to use reciprocal teaching to improve student’s comprehension while actively engaging them in learning and encouraging independence.
At the conclusion of this course, students will be able to:
*implement reciprocal teaching in classrooms of any age/grade.
*develop a plan using strategies and resources obtained from this class.
*organize a program that best suits classroom needs using printable and organizational materials obtained by this course.
ON-LINE (3 credits/45 hours) in-service credit only