Teachers enrolled in this course will...


  • What is a Reading/Writing disability?
  • How to identify struggling readers or writers.
  • What specific strategies are effective for struggling readers or writers?


  • Requirements and expectations through the Common Core Standards as they apply to Reading and Writing and special education students.
  • How to integrate specific strategies that address the individual Reading and/or Writing needs of our students with special needs.
  • How to apply knowledge of effective Reading and Writing strategies to meet the specific goals outlined in Individualized Education Plans (IEP) of students with special needs.

and Be Able To

  • Identify current implications of struggling readers and writers in the classroom, as it pertains to the new Common Core expectations.
  • How to apply the specific Reading/Writing strategies in the classroom to meet the educational needs of our students with special needs.
  • Discuss the areas of Reading and Writing with regards to special education students in a professional manner (i.e. disabilities, remediation and interventions)
  • Create positive and effective change in the services we provide for students with special needs, specifically in Reading and Writing.

and much, much more!

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