Inspiring Active Reading with Literature Circles (prev #: EDU-785I)

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Course Description

Increase Literacy in Your Classroom with New Tools

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.

Course Details

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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EDU-X785I – 010 Start now, you have 270 days to complete this course once enrolled 3 $376

IS/Inspiring Active Reading with Literature Circles (prev #: EDU-785I)

Start now, you have 270 days to complete this course once enrolled
3
$376
Independent Study
Eric Ginsberg

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What You Will Learn

  • Utilize literature circles in numerous ways as a literacy tool as an adult learner
  • Explore ways in which literature circles can be used as a literacy tool by K-12 educators
  • Explain the purpose and value of literature circles as a literacy tool
  • Review related educational research on literature circles
  • Plan lessons using literature circles

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