TITLE

What Literacy Teacher Educators Need to Know about Supporting Teachers in Understanding Text Complexity Within the Common Core

AUTHOR(S)
Hiebert, Elfrieda H.; Grisham, Dana L.
PUB. DATE
March 2012
SOURCE
Journal of Reading Education;Spring/Sum2013, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article explores the requirements of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) as they apply to literacy teacher educators and suggests strategies for literacy methods courses for teacher candidates and practicing teachers at the elementary level. The article answers the question: what do teacher candidates need to know about text complexity and reading comprehension as defined by the CCSS? Five teaching modules are provided for teaching these concepts based on a cycle of inquiry to identify and answer driving questions about text complexity and the CCSS.
ACCESSION #
88926084

 

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