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LRD 1457 (1 unit)

This book study course offers an in-depth exploration of effective reading instruction and how to integrate the science of reading principles into a balanced literacy program, with a primary focus on the book “Shifting the Balance” by Jan Burkins and Kari Yates.

All of our courses are self-paced, fully online via Google Classroom, and provide University credit through Fresno Pacific University.

Total Cost with University Credit:
$120
How It Works:
Pay an initial course fee to Jump Into PD for course access. Before you complete the course, pay the remaining balance to Fresno Pacific University and order your transcript. More info.

LRD 1457 (1 unit)

15 hours
All levels
0 lessons
0 quizzes
28 students

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This book study course offers an in-depth exploration of effective reading instruction and how to integrate the science of reading principles into a balanced literacy program, with a primary focus on the book “Shifting the Balance” by Jan Burkins and Kari Yates. Participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of the science of reading, including phonological awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension, and learn how to incorporate these elements into a holistic approach to literacy instruction. The course provides educators with research-based strategies and practical tools to improve their students’ reading skills, while also addressing the critical elements of a balanced literacy framework.

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