This specialization is designed to help content area teachers of grades 6–12 improve their students’ literacy skills. Whether you teach history, science, mathematics, social studies, English, or other content areas, this degree program features research-based strategies to prepare struggling students for more complex, abstract, and sophisticated learning in the content-area classroom. The program is based on the nationally accepted standards for teaching reading for the classroom professional as set forth by the International Reading Association (IRA).
Emphasis on Practical Strategies
- Hone teaching skills used to promote self-directed learning.
- Strengthen writing and literacy abilities across content areas.
- Increase students’ proficiency with technology.
- Support multiple learning styles and intelligences.