Ashley Howell

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About Me

Hello! I'm Ashley Howell, a high school English teacher in California.

My Topic and Purpose

The topic of this course is raising the level of literacy in a high school classroom by encouraging students to read for pleasure. This course is designed for high school teachers who want to raise the literacy level of their classes. Literacy level here will refer to the amount students read, particularly for pleasure, during the school year. This is informally called, "fostering a love of reading". This course is for teachers who want to learn how to develop in their students a life-long-love of reading.

Learning Outcomes

When finished with this course, learners will

  • Be able to design and implement a Joy of Reading project that fits the particular theme or curriculum of their class.
  • Understand the practices that lead to raised literacy.
  • Know where to access the research that supports these interventions.

Needs Assessment

Analysis of the Learner and Context

Performance-Based Objectives

Define course-level target objectives

Task Analysis

Elaborate and analyze the objectives to identify more specific enabling and supporting objectives.

Curriculum Map

Map out the sequence of learning units and activities to achieve the defined objectives.

References and Resources