MindPlay online reading and literacy publisher announces the addition of its newest professional development product, the Mindplay Comprehensive Reading Course for Educators (MCRC), to their Teacher Academy suite of solutions. The course draws on current scientific research to explain the kind of instruction that students need to learn to read fluently and how teachers can teach those skills.
By enrolling in MCRC, teachers will learn how to provide systematic and explicit reading and spelling instruction that is informed by current reading research. The course provides strategies for enhancing all aspects of reading performance, including phonological awareness, decoding, fluency, grammar, vocabulary and comprehension.
The 10-module multimedia course comprises 30 to 40 hours of instruction, including visual presentations with accompanying narration, teaching demonstrations, video excerpts from national experts, supplemental materials, and pre- and post-tests that assess understanding.
MCRC is now available at http://mindplay.com/teacher-programs/comprehensive-reading-course/at a price of $199.