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ELL Reading: Teaching Strategies for K-12

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ELL Reading: Teaching Strategies for K-12

Humboldt State University

  • Tuition: $375.00
  • Tuition: $345.00
  • (You Save: $30.00)
  • Number of: Hours 45
  • 3 university semester credits, 4 university quarter credits
    (university fees are additional)
  • System Requirements
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(Valid through December 31, 2014)

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3 – Credit Course/ 45 Hours

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CE Credits Online and Humboldt State University Extended Education are pleased to offer you online professional development courses designed to improve teaching and student achievement.

  • Standards-based
  • Asynchronous – start at any time
  • Self-paced – work at your own convenience
  • Completely online – no commuting, parking, missed classes and no dress code!
  • User friendly and engaging with numerous videos that model new strategies and skills
  • Facilitated by highly trained moderators.


Humboldt State University (HSU):
HSU offers post baccalaureate, 700 level credits based on a semester system. The credit fee due from the student is $50 per credit.  

Initiating Your University Credit Request
CE Credits Online is the course provider and Humboldt State University is the accrediting institution. The HSU Office of Extended Education issues the university credit, and there is a fee of $50 per credit.  Upon completion of your course, you have two weeks to apply and pay for university credit.   University credit fees are not included in the price listed.  Once we have verified that all your coursework is completed and approved, and we have received the credit fees, your paperwork, along with the fees, will be sent to Humboldt State University for processing at the end of each month. The processing of your credits can take up to 6-8 weeks from the time of your request.

For more information regarding this process you may visit University Affiliations.

Course Description

Course Description:

This course focuses on effective strategies for English language reading instruction. Learn practical techniques and methods for teaching reading in any ELL environment. Explore key issues related to the successful teaching of reading, such as the role of reading within an ELL curriculum and detailed classroom teaching techniques. Topics include, engagement, motivation, modeling, intensive and extensive reading, vocabulary challenges, comprehension skills, reading rate, reading strategies lesson planning, selecting materials and assessment. This course provides many practical approaches and strategies to improve teaching and learning in the ELL reading environment.

Course Objectives: Participants will

  • Assess students’ level of motivation, and use strategies for motivating, engaging, and inspiring students in the reading classroom, and discover how students’ first-language (L1) reading skills impact their second language (L2) proficiency, especially in regard to reading.
  • Integrate intensive and extensive reading in their curriculum, working with students to develop their reading rate and become more confident, fluent, and engaged readers.
  • Integrate vocabulary teaching into reading curriculum using very valuable high-frequency word lists.
  • Design a strong curriculum using the components of effective lesson planning, including how to integrate other language skills along with reading, come up with teaching objectives, sequence your activities, and measure your effectiveness.
  • Assess students’ learning through formative and summative testing, and support the students as they prepare for standardized tests like the TOEFL and IELTS.
Syllabus
  • Course:
    ELL Reading: Teaching Strategies for K-12
  • Prerequisites:
    None
  • Number of credits:
    3
  • Number of hours:
    45

Course Description:

This course focuses on effective strategies for English language reading instruction. Learn practical techniques and methods for teaching reading in any ELL environment. Explore key issues related to the successful teaching of reading, such as the role of reading within an ELL curriculum and detailed classroom teaching techniques. Topics include, engagement, motivation, modeling, intensive and extensive reading, vocabulary challenges, comprehension skills, reading rate, reading strategies lesson planning, selecting materials and assessment. This course provides many practical approaches and strategies to improve teaching and learning in the ELL reading environment.

Course Objectives:

  • Assess students' level of motivation, and use strategies for motivating, engaging, and inspiring students in the reading classroom, and discover how students' first-language (L1) reading skills impact their second language (L2) proficiency, especially in regard to reading.
  • Integrate intensive and extensive reading in their curriculum, working with students to develop their reading rate and become more confident, fluent, and engaged readers.
  • Integrate vocabulary teaching into reading curriculum using very valuable high-frequency word lists.
  • Design a strong curriculum using the components of effective lesson planning, including how to integrate other language skills along with reading, come up with teaching objectives, sequence your activities, and measure your effectiveness.
  • Assess students' learning through formative and summative testing, and support the students as they prepare for standardized tests like the TOEFL and IELTS.

Student Expectations:

This online course is experiential and interactive. Participants will engage in a variety of activities to learn, practice, and apply the skills outlined in the course. This will include workbook exercises, short answers that are reviewed by a moderator, quizzes, observation and analysis of lessons, coaching interactions with a coaching partner that include feedback and analysis of both the lesson and the coaching episode. A final exam is also a part of the course. Participation in all of these areas is necessary for students to successfully complete the course with a passing grade.

Credit:

Upon completion of the course, students can decide if they would like to receive credit and from which university they would like to receive credit. Please see University Affiliations under the Information Center for the cost per credit.

Class Outline:

  • Lesson 1
    • Introduction
    • 1.a Introduction
    • 1b. How to Help Your Students Value Reading
    • 1.c Helping Administrators See That Reading Is Important
    • 1d. What Makes a Good Reading Teacher?
    • 1e. Summary
    • 1.f Supplementary Material
  • Lesson 2
    • 2.a Introduction
    • 2.b How Motivated Are Your Students?
    • 2.c The Keys to Motivation
    • 2.d 10 Strategies for Motivating Your Students
    • 2.e Summary
    • 2.f Supplementary Material
  • Lesson 3
    • 3.a Introduction
    • 3.b Children and Literacy
    • 3.c Adults and Literacy
    • 3.d What About a Bilingual Teaching Approach?
    • 3.e Summary
    • 3.f Supplementary Material
  • Lesson 4
    • 4.a Introduction
    • 4.b Why Is Intensive Reading So Important?
    • 4.c What Skills Should You Teach?
    • 4.d How Do You Teach Intensive Reading?
    • 4.e Summary
    • 4.f Supplementary Material
  • Lesson 5
    • 5.a Introduction
    • 5.b The Importance of an Extensive Reading Approach
    • 5.c How to Tell If Your Students Are Learning
    • 5.d How to Integrate Extensive Reading Into Your Reading
    • 5.e Summary
    • 5.f Supplementary Material
  • Lesson 6
    • 6.a Introduction
    • 6.b The Challenges of Teaching Vocabulary
    • 6.c High-Frequency Word Lists
    • 6.d How Do You Teach Vocabulary?
    • 6.e Summary
    • 6.f Supplementary Material
  • Lesson 7
    • 7.a Introduction
    • 7.b Think-Aloud Protocols
    • 7.c Questioning the Author
    • 7.d Using Graphic Organizers
    • 7.e Justify Your Comprehension
    • 7.f Supplementary Materials
  • Lesson 8
    • 8.b Targeting and Teaching Reading Rate
    • 8.c Reading Activities: Part 1
    • 8.d Reading Activities: Part 2
    • 8.e Summary
    • 8.f Supplementary Material
  • Lesson 9
    • 9.a Introduction
    • 9.b What Are Reading Strategies?
    • 9.c How-to 's of Teaching Strategies: Part 1
    • 9.d How-to 's of Teaching Strategies: Part 2
    • 9.e Summary
    • 9.f Supplementary Material
  • Lesson 10
    • 10.a Introduction
    • 10.b How Can I Integrate Other Language Skills?
    • 10.c How Do I Write Teaching Objectives?
    • 10.d How Can I Develop My Lesson and Evaluate Progress?
    • 10.e Summary
    • 10.f Supplementary Material
  • Lesson 11
    • 11.a Introduction
    • 11.b Designing a Reading Curriculum
    • 11.c Working With Your Textbook
    • 11.d Supplementing the Textbook
    • 11.e Supplementary Material
  • Lesson 12
    • 12.a Introduction
    • 12.b What Is Formative Testing?
    • 12.c What Is Summative Testing?
    • 12.d How Can I Help Students With Standardized Tests?
    • 12.e Summary
    • 12.f Supplementary Material
  • Evaluation
  • Final Exam
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  • Standards-based 
  • University credits available* 
  • Asynchronous – start at any time – 24/7
  • Self-paced – work at your own pace and convenience 
  • Completely online – no commuting, parking, missed classes and no dress code
  • User friendly and engaging with numerous videos that model new strategies and skills 

*University Credits: All CE Credits Online courses are eligible for University Credit. Please visit our University Affiliation page for more information. (University credit fees are additional)

We are affiliated with the Humboldt State University (HSU), part of the California State University System, located in Arcata, CA.

Approved for graduate level semester credits
   45 hours = 3 semester credits
   30 hours = 2 semester credits
   15 hours = 1 semester credit

Receiving HSU Semester Credit: On or about the 1st and the 16th of every month CECO submits completion paperwork to HSU along with the participant’s fee of $50 per credit. Processing the credits through HSU can take up to 6-8 weeks from the time of the initial credit request. Please visit our University Affiliation page for more information. (University credit fees are additional)

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  • High-quality online professional learning courses designed to improve teaching and student achievement.
  • 100% online - no commuting, no missed classes, and no dress code.
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  • All CE Credit Online courses are eligible for University Credits (for an additional fee) through our university affiliates. Please visit our University Affiliation page for more information.

Our courses cover a variety of instructional areas and meet the needs of many educator groups, including;

  • Reading / Language Arts
  • Instructional Strategies
  • English Language Learners (ELL)
  • Transforming Instruction with Technology
  • Classroom and Behavior Management
  • Creating Effective Learning Environments
  • Beginning Teachers
  • Special Education
  • Counseling
  • Support Staff