• Language & Social Skills
Classroom Language Dynamics: The Language of Learning and Literacy

Dates: Monday - Thursday, July 12 - 15
Time: 9:00am - 1:00pm
Location: Virtual
Instructor: Lydia H. Soifer, PhD
Code: L,L&L-S11
Fee: $625

Language influences every aspect of the curriculum, affecting the way children learn and teachers teach. This four-day course, taught by Lydia H. Soifer, PhD, will focus on the role language plays in learning, including decoding and comprehension, vocabulary, and concept knowledge, thinking and reasoning, narrative development, writing and social skills. Participants will learn techniques and strategies for enhancing language learning in the classroom. Group activities and mini-case studies will be used to reinforce essential concepts. For teachers of grades K–8 

This course is offered for one graduate credit. There are additional hours, assignments, and fees. 

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