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Reading Development Explained by Garforth Education is a self-paced course designed for educators to provide practical information of both theory and practice and examines the research behind reading development in the brain. The course then takes a closer look at these essential elements found in structured literacy instruction:
• Phonological Awareness
Upon completing this course, you will know how important elements of literacy instruction support reading development in the brain. The course will provide you with the knowledge and resources to help you incorporate structured literacy instructional practices wherever you support reading development.
Course Competencies (IDA Standard 4):
Phonological and Phonemic Awareness
4C.1 Know in practice considerations for the structure of English orthography and the patterns and rules that inform the teaching of single and multisyllabic regular word reading.
4E.1 Know in practice considerations for the role of vocabulary development and vocabulary knowledge in written language comprehension.
4F.1 Know in practice considerations for factors that contribute to deep comprehension
Automatic, Fluent Reading of Text
4D.1 Know in practice considerations for the role of fluent word-level skills in automatic word reading, oral reading fluency, reading comprehension, and motivation to read.