Reading, YES! Online for grades
4-8 has 8 individual online modules. Each module contains video, interactive
content, and a variety of online learning tools. Online learners watch
video clips of educational commentary and classroom video delivered over
the Web. Tools, such as a glossary, standards links, and lists of Web
resources, are included throughout. Module content encourages online learners
to discuss or share ideas with others in their online community through
the discussion board.
Through Reading, YES! online learners will study
about issues of older students, gain understanding of English Language
Development and the stages of language acquisition, and develop instructional
strategies important to vocabulary, comprehension, writing, and reading
in the content area.
The titles for the 8 modules in Reading, YES!
are listed below.
Decoding and Spelling
Vocabulary and Syntax
Reading in the Content Areas
These modules may be taken individually or they may
be taken together as a university course. They may be combined with other
modules to develop custom courses. Learning segments divide the content
into manageable chunks of learning, making it easy for a busy teacher
to complete the module.
This online program is available in two formats: instructor-led
or self-paced. An electronic portfolio, which records the learners' responses
throughout the module, is available to verify course completion. University
credit is available.