RBI-R© Research Based Instruction – Reading  (Paraprofessional & Home School Instruction)

Presented by: the Kurtz Center for Cognitive Development

Authors: Denton M. Kurtz
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Course Description: This course provides paraprofessionals & home school instructors with theoretical and practical knowledge regarding research based reading instruction. Course Goal: To provide paraprofessionals & home school instructors with an opportunity to gain practical understandings of research based reading instruction and to apply those understandings.

Objectives:

To learn the definition of research based reading instruction  Understand, identify, and use systematic and explicit instructional models. Gain basic knowledge of the parts of research based reading instruction. Gain basic knowledge of different methods of instruction and a variety of reading programs Effectively adapt teaching style & program parts to meet the needs of children in reading classes. Become critical thinkers about research based instruction.  To apply knowledge about research based reading instruction in interaction with students.

RBI-R© Research Based Instruction – Reading  (Paraprofessional & Home School Instruction) Contact Us to Register for this Training Course Description: This course provides paraprofessionals & home school instructors with theoretical and practical knowledge regarding research based reading instruction.

Course Goal: To provide paraprofessionals & home school instructors with an opportunity to gain practical understandings of research based reading instruction and to apply those understandings.

Objectives:

To learn the definition of research based reading instruction  Understand, identify, and use systematic and explicit instructional models. Gain basic knowledge of the parts of research based reading instruction. Gain basic knowledge of different methods of instruction and a variety of reading programs Effectively adapt teaching style & program parts to meet the needs of children in reading classes. Become critical thinkers about research based instruction.  To apply knowledge about research based reading instruction in interaction with students

Course Overview: This course consists of three modules: Required Reading Glossary & Research Articles Application Critical thinking exercises designed to help apply knowledge to different situations and students Developmental Coaching E-mail support for Q & A on the covered material Each module will be explored for each of the areas of research based instruction in reading which include the following areas: General Research Based Reading Instruction Information Phonemic Awareness Phonics Vocabulary Fluidity Comprehension

Course Time Line:

Week # 1 Define research based reading and explicit and systematic instructional methods. Distribute & review required reading list.

Week # 2 Review glossary and time line for assignments.  General research based reading instruction quiz due.

Week # 3 Phonemic Awareness – Assessments, programs, & techniques

Week # 4 Phonics- Assessments, programs, & techniques.  Phonemic Awareness quiz due

Week # 5 Vocabulary- Assessments, programs, & techniques.  Phonics quiz due

Week # 6 Fluency- Assessments, programs, & techniques.  Vocabulary quiz due

Week # 7 Comprehension- Assessments, programs, & techniques.  Fluency quiz due

Week # 8 Comprehension quiz & any extra credit papers due

Week # 9 Comprehensive test on research based reading instruction due

Requirements: Quizzes on the following topics: Phonemic Awareness, Phonics, Vocabulary, Fluency, and Comprehension – 10 points each (60 points total) Final test on overall Research Based Reading Instruction – 40 points Possible Total – 100 points

*All extra credit points must be approved (in writing) by the instructor before submitting the assignment for a grade.

Grading Scale

91-100  =  A
81-90   =   B
71-80   =   C
61-70   =   D

Assignments: Required reading & quizzes in each of the 6 areas E-mail submission  Final cumulative test on all information about research based reading instruction.

Extra Credit (possible 5 points for each of the 6 areas = 30 possible extra points) A paper that answers the following question: How will I apply what I have learned about this topic (instructor must pre-approve & assign the topic) in the classroom or in my interaction with my student(s)?

All extra credit must be approved in advance and in writing by the instructor.

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