Concentration in Louisa Moats Literacy Instruction 

Program Outcomes

  • Design developmentally and culturally appropriate curricula and instructional units to improve equity and academic achievement for 21st century learners.
  • Utilize academic standards to guide the selection of content and research-based instructional strategies to deliver the content.
  • Design and implement research-supported assessment plans and strategies that lead to continuous improvement of student achievement.
  • Analyze student data and apply research to adapt instruction and to select appropriate materials to improve student performance.
  • Apply research-based principles to establish positive, safe, and secure student-centered learning environments.
  • Engage in leadership opportunities, research, and participate professionally in ongoing learning.
  • Apply research-based instructional strategies to develop literacy knowledge and skills in reading/language arts and all content areas.
  • Utilize data-driven decision making and integrated, differentiated instruction using appropriate technologies and tools to improve the achievement for all students.
  • Apply in-depth knowledge of literacy development to design and implement curriculum and instruction to increase student reading levels.
  • Develop research-based instructional strategies to deliver instruction in the five major components of reading: phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary, fluency, and comprehension.