This four-credit course introduces theory, principles, and practices of teaching reading and writing, the developmental nature of language and reading ability, and effective classroom strategies for inclusionary practices and writing across the curriculum for all students. Throughout this course, students integrate the Pennsylvania Department of Education Standards Aligned System (PA-SAS), the PDE Chapter 354.33 Professional Instructional Standards, and the Professional Knowledge and Practice Standards into course activities and assignments. This course is recommended for seniors to take concurrently with EDU 302 to prepare them for student teaching.

A weekly internship at a local school is required for students with all clearances seeking certification.