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2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDUC 271: Literacy Pedagogy in Elementary Schools: Contexts, Motivation and Engagement

(.5 Unit)
Prerequisites: EDUC 195, 196 and permission of department.
Examines relevant research base and theory on early literacy acquisition and learning contexts, motivation, engagement and assessments. Looks at culturally responsive pedagogy with children from a variety of cultural, economic, ethno-linguistic and racial backgrounds. Emphasizes the knowledge, practices, and strategies needed to address all of the constructs of literacy developing in an integrated manner and in the service of meaningful listening, speaking, reading, writing, viewing and visually representing. Requires planning and preparation, engagement in classroom environments, instruction in classroom environments, and formative and summative reflection. A minimum of twenty hours of clinical experience focuses on development in each of the domains of the Framework for Teaching, the Standards for Preparation of Teachers of Lower Elementary (PK-3) Education, Early Childhood Quality Standards, and the Michigan Core Teaching Practices. Shanton, Staff.