Science of Reading I

Topic: Curriculum and Instruction
Instructor: Kelly Croy
Method: Online (OWRK)
Sponsor: AU Northwest Center
Center Offered: NWPD

Course Description:

**YOU MUST BE ELIGIBLE WITH PORT CLINTON CITY SCHOOLS IN ORDER TO REGISTER FOR THIS ASHLAND CREDIT**

Description: During this course, teachers will collaborate and research the science of teaching reading. Teachers will complete modules, readings, and have discussions as they research.

Platform: Educators will watch modules, read from their manual, and implement reading strategies in the classroom. LETRS is one resource that provides the platform within its online system. There is also a classroom portion called Bridge to Practice where the teachers work with 3 students from their classroom while implementing strategies they are learning. Teachers will research and utilize Fundations by Wilson Reading as well as Phonemic Awareness: The Skills That They Need to Help Them Succeed by Heggerty.

Course Dates: June 2, 2021 through May 12, 2022

Sessions: You will be required to attend 37.5 Hours of Online and Face to Face sessions. To meet that requirement, you must participate and complete all sessions listed below:

1. Why is reading difficult?: Read Unit 1 Session 1 and watch the online module. You will also be required to implement that Bridge to Practice. Turn in the reflection. When applicable, in your reflection, discuss the research and implementation of Fundations, Phonemic Awareness (Heggerty) and/or The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. (1.17 contact hours)

2. Language Processing and Literacy: Read Unit 1 Session 2 and watch the online module. You will also be required to implement that Bridge to Practice. Turn in the reflection. When applicable, in your reflection, discuss the research and implementation of Fundations, Phonemic Awareness (Heggerty) and/or The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. (1.17 contact hours)

3. What Does the Brain Do When It Reads?: Read Unit 1 Session 3 and watch the online module. You will also be required to implement that Bridge to Practice. Turn in the reflection. When applicable, in your reflection, discuss the research and implementation of Fundations, Phonemic Awareness (Heggerty) and/or The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. (1.17 contact hours)

4. What Skills Support Proficient Reading?: Read Unit 1 Session 4 and watch the online module. You will also be required to implement that Bridge to Practice. Turn in the reflection. When applicable, in your reflection, discuss the research and implementation of Fundations, Phonemic Awareness (Heggerty) and/or The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. (1.17 contact hours)

5. How to Children Learn to Read and Spell?: Read Unit 1 Session 5 and watch the online module. You will also be required to implement that Bridge to Practice. Turn in the reflection. When applicable, in your reflection, discuss the research and implementation of Fundations, Phonemic Awareness (Heggerty) and/or The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. (1.17 contact hours)

6. What are the major types of reading difficulties?: Read Unit 1 Session 6 and watch the online module. You will also be required to implement that Bridge to Practice. Turn in the reflection. When applicable, in your reflection, discuss the research and implementation of Fundations, Phonemic Awareness (Heggerty) and/or The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. (1.17 contact hours)

7. How can assessment be used for prevention and early intervention?: Read Unit 1 Session 7 and watch the online module. You will also be required to implement that Bridge to Practice. Turn in the reflection. When applicable, in your reflection, discuss the research and implementation of Fundations, Phonemic Awareness (Heggerty) and/or The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. (1.17 contact hours)

8. How can assessments be used to differentiate instruction?: Read Unit 1 Session 8 and watch the online module. You will also be required to implement that Bridge to Practice. Turn in the reflection. When applicable, in your reflection, discuss the research and implementation of Fundations, Phonemic Awareness (Heggerty) and/or The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. (1.17 contact hours)

9. How is Phonology Related to Reading and Spelling?: Read Unit 2 Session 1 and watch the online module. You will also be required to implement that Bridge to Practice. Turn in the reflection. When applicable, in your reflection, discuss the research and implementation of Fundations, Phonemic Awareness (Heggerty) and/or The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. (1.17 contact hours)

10. How does phonological skill develop?: Read Unit 2 Session 2 and watch the online module. You will also be required to implement that Bridge to Practice. Turn in the reflection. When applicable, in your reflection, discuss the research and implementation of Fundations, Phonemic Awareness (Heggerty) and/or The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. (1.17 contact hours)

11. Why is phonemic awareness important?: Read Unit 2 Session 3 and watch the online module. You will also be required to implement that Bridge to Practice. Turn in the reflection. When applicable, in your reflection, discuss the research and implementation of Fundations, Phonemic Awareness (Heggerty) and/or The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. (1.17 contact hours)

12. What are consonant phonemes of English?: Read Unit 2 Session 4 and watch the online module. You will also be required to implement that Bridge to Practice. Turn in the reflection. When applicable, in your reflection, discuss the research and implementation of Fundations, Phonemic Awareness (Heggerty) and/or The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. (1.17 contact hours)

13. What are the vowel phonemes of English?: Read Unit 2 Session 5 and watch the online module. You will also be required to implement that Bridge to Practice. Turn in the reflection. When applicable, in your reflection, discuss the research and implementation of Fundations, Phonemic Awareness (Heggerty) and/or The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. (1.17 contact hours)

14. What about dialects, language differences, and allophonic variation?: Read Unit 2 Session 6 and watch the online module. You will also be required to implement that Bridge to Practice. Turn in the reflection. When applicable, in your reflection, discuss the research and implementation of Fundations, Phonemic Awareness (Heggerty) and/or The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. (1.17 contact hours)

15. How should phonological skills be taught?: Read Unit 2 Session 7 and watch the online module. You will also be required to implement that Bridge to Practice. Turn in the reflection. When applicable, in your reflection, discuss the research and implementation of Fundations, Phonemic Awareness (Heggerty) and/or The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. (1.17 contact hours)

16. What phonological skills should be assessed?: Read Unit 2 Session 8 and watch the online module. You will also be required to implement that Bridge to Practice. Turn in the reflection. When applicable, in your reflection, discuss the research and implementation of Fundations, Phonemic Awareness (Heggerty) and/or The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. (1.17 contact hours)

17. Why is code emphasis instruction important?: Read Unit 3 Session 1 and watch the online module. You will also be required to implement that Bridge to Practice. Turn in the reflection. When applicable, in your reflection, discuss the research and implementation of Fundations, Phonemic Awareness (Heggerty) and/or The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. (1.17 contact hours)

18. How predictable is English orthography?: Read Unit 3 Session 2 and watch the online module. You will also be required to implement that Bridge to Practice. Turn in the reflection. When applicable, in your reflection, discuss the research and implementation of Fundations, Phonemic Awareness (Heggerty) and/or The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. (1.17 contact hours)

19. How can Ehri’s phases guide instruction?: Read Unit 3 Session 3 and watch the online module. You will also be required to implement that Bridge to Practice. Turn in the reflection. When applicable, in your reflection, discuss the research and implementation of Fundations, Phonemic Awareness (Heggerty) and/or The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. (1.17 contact hours)

20. How should instruction begin?: Read Unit 3 Session 4 and watch the online module. You will also be required to implement that Bridge to Practice. Turn in the reflection. When applicable, in your reflection, discuss the research and implementation of Fundations, Phonemic Awareness (Heggerty) and/or The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. (1.17 contact hours)

21. What kind of practice is necessary?: Read Unit 3 Session 5 and watch the online module. You will also be required to implement that Bridge to Practice. Turn in the reflection. When applicable, in your reflection, discuss the research and implementation of Fundations, Phonemic Awareness (Heggerty) and/or The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. (1.17 contact hours)

22. How can spelling be taught using dictation?: Read Unit 3 Session 6 and watch the online module. You will also be required to implement that Bridge to Practice. Turn in the reflection. When applicable, in your reflection, discuss the research and implementation of Fundations, Phonemic Awareness (Heggerty) and/or The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. (1.17 contact hours)

23. When is it important to use decodable text?: Read Unit 3 Session 7 and watch the online module. You will also be required to implement that Bridge to Practice. Turn in the reflection. When applicable, in your reflection, discuss the research and implementation of Fundations, Phonemic Awareness (Heggerty) and/or The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. (1.17 contact hours)

24. What is the best way to further student success?: Read Unit 3 Session 8 and watch the online module. You will also be required to implement that Bridge to Practice. Turn in the reflection. When applicable, in your reflection, discuss the research and implementation of Fundations,

Phonemic Awareness (Heggerty) and/or The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. (1.17 contact hours)

25. What is advanced word study?: Read Unit 4 Session 1 and watch the online module. You will also be required to implement that Bridge to Practice. Turn in the reflection. When applicable, in your reflection, discuss the research and implementation of Fundations, Phonemic Awareness (Heggerty) and/or The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. (1.17 contact hours)

26. Is there more to learn about phoneme-grapheme correspondences?: Read Unit 4 Session 2 and watch the online module. You will also be required to implement that Bridge to Practice. Turn in the reflection. When applicable, in your reflection, discuss the research and implementation of Fundations, Phonemic Awareness (Heggerty) and/or The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. (1.17 contact hours)

27. Why and how should syllable types be taught?: Read Unit 4 Session 3 and watch the online module. You will also be required to implement that Bridge to Practice. Turn in the reflection. When applicable, in your reflection, discuss the research and implementation of Fundations, Phonemic Awareness (Heggerty) and/or The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. (1.17 contact hours)

28. When and how should morphology be taught?: Read Unit 4 Session 4 and watch the online module. You will also be required to implement that Bridge to Practice. Turn in the reflection. When applicable, in your reflection, discuss the research and implementation of Fundations, Phonemic Awareness (Heggerty) and/or The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. (1.17 contact hours)

29. How can spelling be taught and assessed?: Read Unit 4 Session 5 and watch the online module. You will also be required to implement that Bridge to Practice. Turn in the reflection. When applicable, in your reflection, discuss the research and implementation of Fundations, Phonemic Awareness (Heggerty) and/or The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. (1.17 contact hours)

30. How can reading fluency be built?: Read Unit 4 Session 6 and watch the online module. You will also be required to implement that Bridge to Practice. Turn in the reflection. When applicable, in your reflection, discuss the research and implementation of Fundations, Phonemic Awareness (Heggerty) and/or The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. (1.17 contact hours)

31. Why is working with data important?: Read Unit 4 Session 7 and watch the online module. You will also be required to implement that Bridge to Practice. Turn in the reflection. When applicable, in your reflection, discuss the research and implementation of Fundations, Phonemic Awareness (Heggerty) and/or The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. (1.17 contact hours)

32. How can foundational skills be put into perspective?: Read Unit 4 Session 8 and watch the online module. You will also be required to implement that Bridge to Practice. Turn in the reflection. When applicable, in your reflection, discuss the research and implementation of Fundations, Phonemic Awareness (Heggerty) and/or The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. (1.17 contact hours)

Assignment: Teachers will be required to turn in the work they accomplished to Kelly Croy via google classroom. Please turn in quality, professional work. It will be graded as Satisfactory (S) or Unsatisfactory (U).

Assignment Due Date: Weekly throughout the course

Contact Info: Kelly Croy, kcroy@pccsd-k12.net

Description: During this course, teachers will collaborate and research the science of teaching reading. Teachers will complete modules, readings, and have discussions as they research.

Platform: Educators will watch modules, read from their manual, and implement reading strategies in the classroom. LETRS is one resource that provides the platform within its online system. There is also a classroom portion called Bridge to Practice where the teachers work with 3 students from their classroom while implementing strategies they are learning. Teachers will research and utilize Fundations by Wilson Reading as well as Phonemic Awareness: The Skills That They Need to Help Them Succeed by Heggerty.

Course Dates: June 2, 2021 through May 12, 2022

Sessions: You will be required to attend 37.5 Hours of Online and Face to Face sessions. To meet that requirement, you must participate and complete all sessions listed below:

1. Why is reading difficult?: Read Unit 1 Session 1 and watch the online module. You will also be required to implement that Bridge to Practice. Turn in the reflection. When applicable, in your reflection, discuss the research and implementation of Fundations, Phonemic Awareness (Heggerty) and/or The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. (1.17 contact hours)

2. Language Processing and Literacy: Read Unit 1 Session 2 and watch the online module. You will also be required to implement that Bridge to Practice. Turn in the reflection. When applicable, in your reflection, discuss the research and implementation of Fundations, Phonemic Awareness (Heggerty) and/or The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. (1.17 contact hours)

3. What Does the Brain Do When It Reads?: Read Unit 1 Session 3 and watch the online module. You will also be required to implement that Bridge to Practice. Turn in the reflection. When applicable, in your reflection, discuss the research and implementation of Fundations, Phonemic Awareness (Heggerty) and/or The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. (1.17 contact hours)

4. What Skills Support Proficient Reading?: Read Unit 1 Session 4 and watch the online module. You will also be required to implement that Bridge to Practice. Turn in the reflection. When applicable, in your reflection, discuss the research and implementation of Fundations, Phonemic Awareness (Heggerty) and/or The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. (1.17 contact hours)

5. How to Children Learn to Read and Spell?: Read Unit 1 Session 5 and watch the online module. You will also be required to implement that Bridge to Practice. Turn in the reflection. When applicable, in your reflection, discuss the research and implementation of Fundations, Phonemic Awareness (Heggerty) and/or The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. (1.17 contact hours)

6. What are the major types of reading difficulties?: Read Unit 1 Session 6 and watch the online module. You will also be required to implement that Bridge to Practice. Turn in the reflection. When applicable, in your reflection, discuss the research and implementation of Fundations, Phonemic Awareness (Heggerty) and/or The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. (1.17 contact hours)

7. How can assessment be used for prevention and early intervention?: Read Unit 1 Session 7 and watch the online module. You will also be required to implement that Bridge to Practice. Turn in the reflection. When applicable, in your reflection, discuss the research and implementation of Fundations, Phonemic Awareness (Heggerty) and/or The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. (1.17 contact hours)

8. How can assessments be used to differentiate instruction?: Read Unit 1 Session 8 and watch the online module. You will also be required to implement that Bridge to Practice. Turn in the reflection. When applicable, in your reflection, discuss the research and implementation of Fundations, Phonemic Awareness (Heggerty) and/or The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. (1.17 contact hours)

9. How is Phonology Related to Reading and Spelling?: Read Unit 2 Session 1 and watch the online module. You will also be required to implement that Bridge to Practice. Turn in the reflection. When applicable, in your reflection, discuss the research and implementation of Fundations, Phonemic Awareness (Heggerty) and/or The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. (1.17 contact hours)

10. How does phonological skill develop?: Read Unit 2 Session 2 and watch the online module. You will also be required to implement that Bridge to Practice. Turn in the reflection. When applicable, in your reflection, discuss the research and implementation of Fundations, Phonemic Awareness (Heggerty) and/or The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. (1.17 contact hours)

11. Why is phonemic awareness important?: Read Unit 2 Session 3 and watch the online module. You will also be required to implement that Bridge to Practice. Turn in the reflection. When applicable, in your reflection, discuss the research and implementation of Fundations, Phonemic Awareness (Heggerty) and/or The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. (1.17 contact hours)

12. What are consonant phonemes of English?: Read Unit 2 Session 4 and watch the online module. You will also be required to implement that Bridge to Practice. Turn in the reflection. When applicable, in your reflection, discuss the research and implementation of Fundations, Phonemic Awareness (Heggerty) and/or The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. (1.17 contact hours)

13. What are the vowel phonemes of English?: Read Unit 2 Session 5 and watch the online module. You will also be required to implement that Bridge to Practice. Turn in the reflection. When applicable, in your reflection, discuss the research and implementation of Fundations, Phonemic Awareness (Heggerty) and/or The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. (1.17 contact hours)

14. What about dialects, language differences, and allophonic variation?: Read Unit 2 Session 6 and watch the online module. You will also be required to implement that Bridge to Practice. Turn in the reflection. When applicable, in your reflection, discuss the research and implementation of Fundations, Phonemic Awareness (Heggerty) and/or The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. (1.17 contact hours)

15. How should phonological skills be taught?: Read Unit 2 Session 7 and watch the online module. You will also be required to implement that Bridge to Practice. Turn in the reflection. When applicable, in your reflection, discuss the research and implementation of Fundations, Phonemic Awareness (Heggerty) and/or The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. (1.17 contact hours)

16. What phonological skills should be assessed?: Read Unit 2 Session 8 and watch the online module. You will also be required to implement that Bridge to Practice. Turn in the reflection. When applicable, in your reflection, discuss the research and implementation of Fundations, Phonemic Awareness (Heggerty) and/or The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. (1.17 contact hours)

17. Why is code emphasis instruction important?: Read Unit 3 Session 1 and watch the online module. You will also be required to implement that Bridge to Practice. Turn in the reflection. When applicable, in your reflection, discuss the research and implementation of Fundations, Phonemic Awareness (Heggerty) and/or The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. (1.17 contact hours)

18. How predictable is English orthography?: Read Unit 3 Session 2 and watch the online module. You will also be required to implement that Bridge to Practice. Turn in the reflection. When applicable, in your reflection, discuss the research and implementation of Fundations, Phonemic Awareness (Heggerty) and/or The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. (1.17 contact hours)

19. How can Ehri’s phases guide instruction?: Read Unit 3 Session 3 and watch the online module. You will also be required to implement that Bridge to Practice. Turn in the reflection. When applicable, in your reflection, discuss the research and implementation of Fundations, Phonemic Awareness (Heggerty) and/or The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. (1.17 contact hours)

20. How should instruction begin?: Read Unit 3 Session 4 and watch the online module. You will also be required to implement that Bridge to Practice. Turn in the reflection. When applicable, in your reflection, discuss the research and implementation of Fundations, Phonemic Awareness (Heggerty) and/or The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. (1.17 contact hours)

21. What kind of practice is necessary?: Read Unit 3 Session 5 and watch the online module. You will also be required to implement that Bridge to Practice. Turn in the reflection. When applicable, in your reflection, discuss the research and implementation of Fundations, Phonemic Awareness (Heggerty) and/or The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. (1.17 contact hours)

22. How can spelling be taught using dictation?: Read Unit 3 Session 6 and watch the online module. You will also be required to implement that Bridge to Practice. Turn in the reflection. When applicable, in your reflection, discuss the research and implementation of Fundations, Phonemic Awareness (Heggerty) and/or The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. (1.17 contact hours)

23. When is it important to use decodable text?: Read Unit 3 Session 7 and watch the online module. You will also be required to implement that Bridge to Practice. Turn in the reflection. When applicable, in your reflection, discuss the research and implementation of Fundations, Phonemic Awareness (Heggerty) and/or The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. (1.17 contact hours)

24. What is the best way to further student success?: Read Unit 3 Session 8 and watch the online module. You will also be required to implement that Bridge to Practice. Turn in the reflection. When applicable, in your reflection, discuss the research and implementation of Fundations,

Phonemic Awareness (Heggerty) and/or The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. (1.17 contact hours)

25. What is advanced word study?: Read Unit 4 Session 1 and watch the online module. You will also be required to implement that Bridge to Practice. Turn in the reflection. When applicable, in your reflection, discuss the research and implementation of Fundations, Phonemic Awareness (Heggerty) and/or The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. (1.17 contact hours)

26. Is there more to learn about phoneme-grapheme correspondences?: Read Unit 4 Session 2 and watch the online module. You will also be required to implement that Bridge to Practice. Turn in the reflection. When applicable, in your reflection, discuss the research and implementation of Fundations, Phonemic Awareness (Heggerty) and/or The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. (1.17 contact hours)

27. Why and how should syllable types be taught?: Read Unit 4 Session 3 and watch the online module. You will also be required to implement that Bridge to Practice. Turn in the reflection. When applicable, in your reflection, discuss the research and implementation of Fundations, Phonemic Awareness (Heggerty) and/or The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. (1.17 contact hours)

28. When and how should morphology be taught?: Read Unit 4 Session 4 and watch the online module. You will also be required to implement that Bridge to Practice. Turn in the reflection. When applicable, in your reflection, discuss the research and implementation of Fundations, Phonemic Awareness (Heggerty) and/or The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. (1.17 contact hours)

29. How can spelling be taught and assessed?: Read Unit 4 Session 5 and watch the online module. You will also be required to implement that Bridge to Practice. Turn in the reflection. When applicable, in your reflection, discuss the research and implementation of Fundations, Phonemic Awareness (Heggerty) and/or The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. (1.17 contact hours)

30. How can reading fluency be built?: Read Unit 4 Session 6 and watch the online module. You will also be required to implement that Bridge to Practice. Turn in the reflection. When applicable, in your reflection, discuss the research and implementation of Fundations, Phonemic Awareness (Heggerty) and/or The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. (1.17 contact hours)

31. Why is working with data important?: Read Unit 4 Session 7 and watch the online module. You will also be required to implement that Bridge to Practice. Turn in the reflection. When applicable, in your reflection, discuss the research and implementation of Fundations, Phonemic Awareness (Heggerty) and/or The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. (1.17 contact hours)

32. How can foundational skills be put into perspective?: Read Unit 4 Session 8 and watch the online module. You will also be required to implement that Bridge to Practice. Turn in the reflection. When applicable, in your reflection, discuss the research and implementation of Fundations, Phonemic Awareness (Heggerty) and/or The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. (1.17 contact hours)

Cost: $540
Timespan of Course:
June 2, 2021 to May 12, 2022
Contact E-mail: kcroy@pccsd-k12.net

Meeting Times

  • Location of Meeting: 
    Port Clinton City Schools
Course Number: EDU*6350*A1
Academic Term: 22/GW
Academic Level: GW
Semester Hours: 3.00
Subject: EDU