May 23, 2022  
2018-2019 SUNY Potsdam Academic Catalog 
    
2018-2019 SUNY Potsdam Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDLS 207 - Early Childhood Literacy


4 Credit(s)

Gen Ed: WI.
Designed for the Early Childhood/Childhood pre-service teacher, this course prepares future teachers to support language and literacy for children from birth to eight years of age in preschool through second grade school classrooms. To support language and literacy development of culturally and linguistically diverse children, the course emphasizes (1) the use of formative and summative assessment to inform instruction that is linked to New York State English Language Arts Common Core Standards, (2) the implementation of a comprehensive phonics program in classrooms, and the (3) the use of diverse literature in classrooms to engage all children to become lifelong readers and writers. Students in this course are required to enroll in a 1-credit lab to prepare for service as language and literacy mentors for children in the Sheard Literacy Center. Lab Required.  Fall and Spring.

Prerequisite(s): EDLS 201 .
Corequisite(s): EDLS 207 lab.



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