Drake Online and Continuing Education

EDMA 244 - Differentiation and Literacy FA'21

Online Course Start Date: Monday, September 20, 2021

Online Course End Date: Sunday, November 14, 2021


Graduate Cost:  $660.00 (not including the cost of the textbook) OR
Iowa License Renewal Cost:  $330.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)

Credit: 3 Semester Hours of Graduate Credit or
Credit: 3 Iowa License Renewal Credits

Please Note: You are unable to change credit types once the course starts.


Registration Deadline: 9/15/2021 10:59 PM

Course Description

In this course, Differentiation and Literacy, you will learn to differentiate your instruction to reach children of varying literacy readiness levels, both elementary and secondary. You will learn ways to improve your instruction by adopting a growth mindset and will practice strategies such as flexible grouping to enrich your literacy instruction. You will review the English Language Arts Common Core Standards and will explore methods to create differentiated literacy lesson plans to address those standards. You will discuss methods to develop a positive classroom culture. You will review effective methods of both self-assessment and other forms of assessment to guide your differentiation.


Cancellation Policy

If it is necessary to withdraw from this course before the start date, a $50 non-refundable processing fee will be assessed. No refunds will be given after the start date.

Drake University

Continuing Education
Professional Development

2507 University Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50311


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