Idaho Comprehensive Literacy Requirement
Completion of the Idaho Comprehensive Literacy Course or passage of the Idaho Comprehensive Literacy Assessment is required for renewal of an Idaho professional education credential for anyone who holds an Early Childhood/Early Childhood Special Education Blended Certificate, Standard Elementary or Standard Exceptional Child Certificate, who is teaching in an Idaho public school at renewal time.
“Idaho Comprehensive Literacy Course (Spring)
Dates/Times: January 1, 2019 – April 14, 2019
Professional Development Credits: 3
Cost: $350 for the course + $180 for credit.
Description: This course is designed to meet the intent of Idaho Code § 33-1207A and will provide practical application of the Literacy Standards and Idaho’s Comprehensive Literacy Plan. Educators will identify best practices in instruction and assessment of reading. Current research in brain-compatible teaching/learning and learning theories as applied to reading will be examined. Participants will learn how language is acquired, develop lessons in explicit and embedded phonics and phonemic awareness. They will also develop lessons in comprehension and vocabulary development. In addition, practicing educators will identify correlations between district adopted texts and the Comprehensive Literacy Plan. Web-sites relevant to literacy-development and the implications of technology will be explored.
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Contact Us For More Information About K-12 Teacher Professional Development
K-12 Professional Development Program Coordinator
Boise State University Extended Studies
Phone: (208) 426-3713
Address: 2950 Magic View Dr., Ste. 188, Meridian, ID 83642