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Course Modules

Try our self-paced learning modules to strengthen your skills as a teacher of reading.

These nine course modules include in-depth information, classroom strategies, assignments, and additional resources on the building blocks of teaching reading and writing — including phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and text comprehension. In the accompanying video clips, you’ll hear from literacy experts and see teachers using effective strategies and techniques in the classroom.

Letter of Completion

Reading Rockets does not offer CEUs for this self-study course. After completing each module successfully, you can download a letter of completion.

Becoming a Certified Literacy Teacher

Reading 101 provides excellent preparation for becoming a Certified Literacy Teacher. You can attain certification through the Center for Effective Reading Instruction and The International Dyslexia Association. The first step is successful completion of the Certification Exam for Educators of Reading Instruction (CEERI).

Learn more about the certification process ›

Try our course modules in reading, writing, and assessment

Select a course module from the library here and begin your study!