The graduate certificate in K-12 Reading and Differentiated Instruction allows practicing teachers to advance their knowledge in reading/literacy instruction, differentiation, and personalized learning. This concentrated, 6-course graduate program is ideal if you currently have a master’s degree and seek additional coursework to help you better meet the varied individual and collective needs of diverse learners. If you do not have a master’s in education, you might want to consider our M.Ed. in Teaching degree, Elementary Reading concentration.
Upon successful completion of this certificate, the student will be able to:
- Evaluate diagnostic approaches for K-12 struggling readers across curricular areas.
- Analyze reading, differentiated, and personalized instructional strategies that positively impact student learning.
- Design instructional activities and assessments that meet the diverse needs of K-12 learners.
This program has specific admission requirements.
Certificate Requirements (18 semester hours)
|EDUC590||Differentiation for Learners in Mixed Ability Classrooms||3|
|EDUC596||Literacy Instruction for Struggling and Challenging Students||3|
|EDUC611||Identifying and Diagnosing Reading Difficulties||3|
|EDUC612||Issues and Models of Language Arts Education||3|
|EDUC613||Teaching Reading and Writing across the Content Areas||3|
|EDUC629||Personalized and Individualized Online Learning||3|
|Total Semester Hours||18|