Reading Education (RED)
This course covers the pedagogical skills needed by future teachers to improve student comprehension in targeted subject areas. Students will examine the impact writing, listening, speaking, and family involvement have on reading and student achievement. The course will prepare students to use data to accurately identify problems, analyze problem source(s), design and implement instruction/interventions, and evaluate the effectiveness of instruction/interventions. Course content also includes analysis of decisions made addressing legal, ethical, and safety concerns in educational settings. This course is correlated to the Florida Reading Competencies and Educator Pre-professional and Accomplished Practices and mandates 15 hours direct field experience/service-learning component. To complete the direct field experience, students must undergo a district approved level two security clearance.