Inspiring Active Reading with Literature Circles is designed to help K-12 educators use literature circles as a literacy tool to promote student learning and improve academic success.
Number of Units: 3.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours
Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for teachers (K-12). Coursework is adaptable for elementary grades.
Course Materials: Text, Literature Circles: Voice and Choice in Book Clubs and Reading Groups, by Harvey Daniels, available at your local bookstore or online at Amazon.com and Text, Moving Forward with Literature Circles: How to Plan, Manage, and Evaluate Literature Circles to Deepen Understanding and Foster a Love of Reading, by Jeni Pollack Day, Dixie Lee Spiegel, Janet McLellan and Valerie B. Brown, available at your local bookstore or online at Amazon.com.
Hardware Requirements: Internet access is required.
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