What every teacher should know
Reading 101: A Guide to Teaching Reading and Writing
Practice giving the assessments you've been learning about, read a key article about the importance of assessment, and watch the webcast and reading interventions video below.
Practice giving the grade appropriate assessments that you learned about.
Read Catch Them Before They Fall: Identification and Assessment to Prevent Reading Failure in Young Children. Early identification is crucial when it comes to helping children who are having trouble learning to read. This seminal article by Joseph Torgesen explains the assessment process and reviews the more commonly used assessment tools.
Read Reading Comprehension Assessment from LD OnLine. In this article, Louise Spear-Swerling discusses how to administer effective, informative reading comprehension assessments
Watch our webcast Assessment: On Track for Reading Success, featuring national experts Dr. Roland Good, Dr. Mary Ruth Coleman, and Dr. Michael C. McKenna. They address how assessment can be used to lead students to reading success — including a video about classrooms where assessment is embedded in the day-to-day activities.
Watch Building RTI: Effective Reading Interventions. This video discusses elements of effective reading interventions and shows examples of teachers providing such interventions.
Letter of completion
Reading Rockets does not offer CEUs for this self-study course. After successfully answering the post-test questions, you'll be able to download a Letter of Completion.