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Building Comprehension with the Science of Reading | Learners Edge

Building Comprehension with the Science of Reading
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Graduate Credits
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If you are a new or experienced educator grappling with how to teach reading comprehension, this course was designed for you! Grounded in the research on the Science of Reading and Scarborough’s Reading Rope, the course leads participants to a deeper understanding of comprehension and offers practical strategies to strengthen instruction. You’ll explore evidence-based instructional practices to nurture skilled reading focused on vocabulary, syntax, text structures, background knowledge, and levels of understanding. Learn to design lessons aligned with the Blueprint for Reading Comprehension and adapted to the needs of diverse learners. Ideal for K-8 educators, this foundational comprehension course will give you the knowledge you need, so you can determine where to start and what to teach.

This course format builds from module to module in a way that allows you to work through each of the essential ideas in smaller, more focused segments. You’ll find the same great resources and applicable assignments, distributed over 10 modules.


This course is part of a Literacy Intermediate (3-8) Learning Pathway/Certificate bundle in partnership with American College of Education and Augustana University. Visit our Certificate page to learn more.

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Summer 2024
Registration Open: Dec 16, 2023 - Jul 15, 2024
Coursework Due: Aug 15, 2024
Fall 2024
Registration Open: Mar 16, 2024 - Oct 22, 2024
Coursework Due: Nov 15, 2024
"The Reading Comprehension Blueprint"
by Hennessy, Nancy M.
A hard copy textbook is included in the course price. It will be sent via postal mail upon course registration. Flex Credit registrants must use the ISBN provided to acquire a copy of the text.
ISBN : 978-1-68125-403-6
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