This course presents a cognitive framework for understanding reading development and for diagnosing and remediating the reading difficulties encountered by some students. After review of reading theory and current methods of teaching reading, there is an examination of some informal methods of assessing students’ reading difficulties and ways of remediating these problems. This course includes working
with an at-risk reader. It is strongly recommended that students interested in Special Education or working with struggling readers at the JK-Grade 3 level take this course.