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In addition to our professional learning programs that provide evidence-based resources, instructional knowledge and job-embedded support, CORE is the author of the Teaching Reading Sourcebook. This textbook was recently found by NCTQ to be the most used textbook in teacher preparation programs that covers all five elements of effective reading instruction.

Your staff can improve their understanding of the science of reading and build their instructional skills in our Online Elementary Reading Academy. This 10-week online course includes the Teaching Reading Sourcebook as well as Assessing Reading: Multiple Measures. This course is an effective way to improve literacy instruction at your site.

Register for the Online Elementary Reading Academy

Dive deeper into the Teaching Reading Sourcebook in the Online Elementary Reading Academy. New session starts September 17. Over the course of 10 weeks, learn evidence-based practices, based on the science of reading, for improving reading instruction and increasing student achievement.

Online Elementary Reading Academy FAQs

What is the Online Elementary Reading Academy?

The Online Elementary Reading Academy takes the best of CORE’s nationally acclaimed textbooks, Teaching Reading Sourcebook and Assessing Reading: Multiple Measures, and packages them into a facilitated, seven-session, asynchronous online course. The course teaches educators the essential components of reading instruction, based on the science of reading, with clear and explicit models immediately applicable in the classroom. Click here to preview the course for no cost.

Who should attend the Online Elementary Reading Academy?

This course was developed specifically for:

  • Teachers and specialists
  • Principals/assistant principals
  • Reading instructional coaches
  • Pre-service teachers or classes

What can I expect to learn in the Online Elementary Reading Academy?

The Online Elementary Reading Academy consists of seven modules completed over 10 weeks. Complete each session on your own time, when it’s most convenient to you. Sessions cover specific skills and instructional strategies educators can apply to help all students set strong foundations for reading success. Specific topics discussed include:   

  1. Module 1 – Orientation
  2. Module 2 – The Structure of Language
  3. Module 3 – Phonemic Awareness, Explicit Phonics Instruction and Irregular Word Reading
  4. Module 4 – Multisyllabic Word Reading and Fluency
  5. Module 5 – Vocabulary
  6. Module 6 – Comprehension
  7. Module 7 – Reading Assessment for Effective Instruction

Download the syllabus.

What is the cost for attending OERA?

The cost for attendance is $500 per participant and fees include all materials, including the nationally recognized textbooks Teaching Reading Sourcebook and Assessing Reading: Multiple Measures.

There is a class section minimum of 12, not to exceed 30. For group discounts, please contact Mark Simmons at msimmons@corelearn.com.

Additional fees apply to educators earning college credit and vary depending on the type of credit earned.

Participants may receive 3 graduate-level semester extension units for an additional cost of $300. These units are typically used for salary advancement. There are no additional requirements beyond successful completion of the course for a total of 45 hours.

Or, participants may receive 3 graduate credits for an additional cost of $650. Requirements include successful completion of the course and completion of additional assignments for a total of 135 hours.