EDEC 6115. Literacy Education with Young Children (3-0-3) Advanced study of content, materials, and instructional procedures for literacy with young children.
EDEC 6116. Writing and the Young Child (3-0-3) Study of young children's understandings and use of written language from their earliest marks through their use of conventional writing. Methods and activities that best foster children's writing development and their use of a variety of written language genres are included.
EDRG 6118. Methods and Materials for Teaching Reading in P-5 and Special Education (3-0-3) The course focus is on five pillars of effective reading instruction: Teacher knowledge, assessment, effective practice, differentiated instruction, and family connections. A balance between theory and practice of reading methodologies is provided. Required research; teaching reading. Aligned with the International Reading Association Standards and the Common Core Georgia Performance Standards.