Jul 25, 2024  
2022-2023 Graduate Studies Bulletin 
2022-2023 Graduate Studies Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

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LYST 242 - Literacy Practicum: Supporting Childhood Learners (Grades 1-6)

Semester Hours: 3

Fall, Spring, Summer

This supervised internship engages teachers in a student advocacy model of assessment and instruction that values cultural and linguistic diversity, and builds upon learner’s experiences and understandings.  The practicum includes a supervised internship as a literacy specialist providing individual and small group literacy support for elementary grade readers and writers who struggle.  Interns are responsible for formative reading and writing evaluations, and assessment driven instructional planning including literature engagements, collaborative learning, multimodal invitations, and strategy instruction.  Communicating with colleagues and parents is a focus; interns prepare biographic profiles documenting literacy development. A 25-hour practicum at the Saltzman Reading/Writing Learning Clinic is required.

Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes:
[Formerly Literacy Practicum: Assessing the Complexity of Student Learning (Birth Through Grade 6).]

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