ED 364 Language and Literacy I 4 Cr.
Students in this course learn and apply the research on best practice for teaching literacy to elementary age children. Students learn multiple domains of language that relate to instruction including phonology, orthography, morphology and other crucial language systems and patterns upon which proficient reading and spelling depends. A series of dynamic strategies of teaching literacy skills to elementary children are introduced. 4 Lecture hours. 12 Practicum hours. Corequisite: ED 234 (Fall).
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The Education program has majors leading to a BS in Elementary Education, a BS in Physical Education preK-12, and Mathematics students may work toward a second major in Education if they are interested in teaching at the secondary level. Mathematics students interested in pursuing a recommendation for a teaching license in the State of Vermont must complete all of the designated requirements for the Mathematics major, and they must complete a sequence of Education courses to help prepare them to become secondary mathematics teachers.