Literacy Matrix Reading Endorsement

Oct. 2, 2019 - June 30, 2023

Gainesville, FL

Registration Form
Registration Fees
$600.00
$1,200.00

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Approved by Just Read, Florida! as a route to Reading Endorsement, the Literacy Matrix (LM) is a competency-based online professional development tool for teachers to learn foundational knowledge and skills for effective reading instruction. Developed with philanthropic dollars from the James Patterson Foundation, Florida Education Foundation, and Helios Foundation, the LM is designed to increase the capacity of individual teachers to teach reading effectively, diagnose reading problems, and intervene appropriately using evidence-based methods. The LM is comprised of seven strands, with each including foundational content and practical strategies in the areas of assessment, instruction, and intervention. Teachers are given the opportunity to apply research-based strategies and submit a practicum for each content strand to demonstrate evidence of their learning for review and feedback. The Literacy Matrix is powered by a custom-built Professional Learning Management System, Flamingo Learning, and offered online for ease of access.

Access to the Online Professional Development and payment of the Reading Endorsement Fee will be provided for a maximum of 12 months from the date of registration.

$600 Option

University of Florida Literacy Matrix Professional Development System Content Modules

Approved by Just Read, Florida! as a route to Reading Endorsement, the Literacy Matrix (LM) is a competency-based online professional development tool for teachers to learn foundational knowledge and skills for effective reading instruction. Developed with philanthropic dollars from the James Patterson Foundation, Florida Education Foundation, and Helios Foundation, the LM is designed to increase the capacity of individual teachers to teach reading effectively, diagnose reading problems, and intervene appropriately using evidence-based methods. The content-strand option of the Literacy Matrix is comprised of five courses:

       1. Big Picture,                                                                             

       2. Competency 1: Foundations of Reading,                                 

       3. Competency 2: Instructional Practices,                                    

       4. Competency 3: Assessment, and                                                   

       5. Competency 4: Intervention.                                                    

The Literacy Matrix is powered by a custom-built Professional Learning Management System, Flamingo Learning, and offered online for ease of access.

 

$1200 Option

University of Florida Literacy Matrix Professional Development System Content Modules with Practicum                                                                                                                      

Approved by Just Read, Florida! as a route to Reading Endorsement, the Literacy Matrix (LM) is a competency-based online professional development tool for teachers to learn foundational knowledge and skills for effective reading instruction. Developed with philanthropic dollars from the James Patterson Foundation, Florida Education Foundation, and Helios Foundation, the LM is designed to increase the capacity of individual teachers to teach reading effectively, diagnose reading problems, and intervene appropriately using evidence-based methods. The LM is comprised of six strands:

  1. Big Picture,

  2. Competency 1: Foundations of Reading

  3. Competency 2: Instructional Practices

  4. Competency 3: Assessment

  5. Competency 4: Intervention

  6. Competency 5: Demonstration of Accomplishment

Teachers are given the opportunity to apply research-based strategies and submit a practicums to demonstrate evidence of their learning for review and feedback in the final course, Competency 5: Practicum. The Literacy Matrix is powered by a custom-built Professional Learning Management System, Flamingo Learning, and offered online for ease of access.