Bay Path University's Reading & Literacy Instruction program prepares students to use evidence-based practices in curriculum, instruction, and assessment for general and specialized education for grades Prek-12. Our program focuses on learning experiences that combine cognitive, neuroscientific, and educational research. These experiences help students build capacity to meet the diverse needs of learners across settings. We focus on the science of reading so students learn structured literacy skills and strategies that are direct, explicit, systematic, cumulative, diagnostic, multi-modal and multisensory.
bay path's MSED/EDS IN reading & literacy instruction:
• For students seeking a Massachusetts Initial licensure as a Reading Specialist (All Levels) *Specific state degree requirements or Non-licensure For students seeking the MSEd or EdS degree without licensure
• provides practical application of the theoretical underpinnings of reading and writing development reflecting findings from decades of cognitive neuroscientific and educational research
• Course content is aligned with the International Dyslexia Association (IDA) 2018 Knowledge and Practice Standards for Teachers of Reading
• learn evidence-based instructional practices using explicit, sequential, structured language approaches with a MULTI-SENSORY methodology
• Topics include assessment and instructional planning for students with specific learning disabilities including dyslexia, related disorders of reading and written language, and for second language learners
Do you know other interested teachers? If there is a significant interest in your area, contact us to discuss cohort options.
Scientific research has shown how children learn to read and how they should be taught. But many educators don't know the science and, in some cases, actively resist it. As a result, millions of kids are being set up to fail.