Family Literacy and Young Children (3)
Students in this course will learn how to work with families and practice how to use materials in the home and community environment to foster development and the acquisition of disciplinary literacy skills. Students will engage in the systematic problem-solving process as they scaffold learning by applying the principles of research-based reading instruction and integrating the six components of reading across disciplines. In addition to class meetings, a minimum of 10 hours of field experience in a diverse clinical setting are required. Successful completion of this course is a grade of C or better. This is a Florida ESOL (2010) endorsement infused class. This course includes field experience at the Webber Gallery.