rdng503 | Graduate
Diagnosis And Remediation
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Overview of Reading and Writing Difficulties
- Explain how educational and non-educational factors can impact reading growth.
- Identify the characteristics of response to intervention, and how they relate to the diagnosis, assessment, and remediation of struggling readers.
- Identify principles of research-based assessment, diagnosis, and intervention.
- Compare the characteristics of struggling readers to those of proficient readers.
Assessment, Diagnosis, and Intervention
- Identify the principles of effective assessment.
- Determine record-keeping methods for informal assessments.
- Analyze formal assessments used for progress monitoring and placement.
- Examine the factors that must be considered when evaluating assessments.
- Compare the characteristics and functions of Tiers I, II, and III interventions.
- Identify the elements of an assessment report with recommended interventions.
- Examine the importance of communicating the results of literacy assessments and placement decisions to stakeholders.
- Evaluate the importance of continuous assessment and progress monitoring.
Instruction for Early Literacy
- Analyze research-based programs for early literacy.
- Examine the effectiveness of research-based routines for decoding and word analysis.
- Describe the essential components of early literacy.
- Examine early intervention and identify who is most in need of it.
Instruction for Vocabulary, Comprehension, and Writing
- Describe the process of learners acquiring vocabulary.
- Determine research-based strategies to facilitate comprehension.
- Evaluate instructional routines for learners challenged by text materials in the content areas.
- Analyze writing strategies that support comprehension in the content areas.
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