Extending Language and Literacy Education (Primary/Junior)
0.5 Credit

Hours per week:
  • Lecture/Discussion: 3

This course extends and deepens the understanding of practice and theory related to English language and literacy development including unit and long-range planning, assessment, instruction and implementation of the Ontario Curriculum across the primary/junior level (grades K to 6). The course will focus on the consolidation of requisite knowledge and skills to establish a repertoire of research and evidence-based instructional strategies to support students literacy development. The course will consider a broad definition of literacy to examine the literacy practices of our changing world to include how equity, diversity, inclusion, and indigenization practices support and foster a critical orientation to teaching literacy.