Effective Teaching Workshop
Teaching Reading for Understanding
"Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting." – Edmund Burke
Who should attend it?
- Open for In- Service English and social science teachers.
- Professionals willing to get into teaching and academics.
- Final year B.Ed. students who want to get class ready, in order to effectively implement and impart knowledge to students.
- Parents who wish to learn, and teach their kids the skills of reflective reading and writing.
Why should you attend?
In this session on ‘Teaching Reading for Understanding’, you will learn ideas on teaching reading in ESL classrooms. Learn how to help students with differing types of reading problems and how to implement both intensive and extensive reading strategies. You will also examine the role of reading in real-life and in second/foreign language teaching and current thinking about the interface between instructional strategies and effective reading. Explore strategies to engage students in reading authentic materials, academic texts and reading for pleasure. The workshop culminates in applying active reading strategies in your own teaching contexts.
After completing the session, you will be able to-
- Explain the main issues involved in teaching reading.
- Illustrate connections between instructional strategies and the teaching of reading.
- Integrate strategies into your own teaching.
- Identify reading texts that are suitable for the application of strategies.
- Construct reading tasks and sequences for use in your own classroom.