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Dr. Kim Pinkerton

Associate Professor Reading

Curriculum & Instruction

Office Location: Main Campus, Sowers Education South, 216

Office Hours: Tues. & Thurs. 11:00-12:00 p.m. at Main Campus; Tues. 4:15-5:00 p.m. at the CHEC; Friday online 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.


Professional Vita

RDG 448

This course builds upon the foundations of reading presented in RDG 350. The teacher candidates will explore the science of teaching reading and writing, with a particular focus on comprehension. The course is designed to deepen candidates' knowledge and skill in the science of teaching reading and deals with cognition, writing workshop, books from multiple genres, basal readers, and summative and formative assessments. The course emphasizes strategies for developing comprehension and the teacher's role in helping the K-12 student utilize the five components of reading. Prerequisites: RDG 350 and ELED 300; minimum overall GPA of 2.75 must have passed TSI and THEA 250 Reading score or ACT 23 Composite and 23 English or SAT 1070 Combined and 550 Critical Reading or Verbal.

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