Helping Struggling Readers in the K-12 Classroom: Action Research from the GTN Project

Students must develop strong reading and literacy skills in order to be successful in school and throughout their lives. This module will focus on differentiated literacy strategies that teachers can use in their classroom to meet the needs of struggling students. The module will summarize research in this area and showcase action research by Governor’s Teacher Network (GTN) participants. Whether you are a classroom teacher, support staff member, or an administrator, this module will provide strategies to help struggling readers.

The module will take approximately 10 hours to complete and is worth 1 CEU on completion. It carries literacy credits towards license renewal. Final decisions about renewal credit are made by the LEA; please speak with your central office if you wish to receive different credit for completion.

1.0 CEU (general, literacy)

Alignment to North Carolina standards

Work products

Participants will create the following in completing this module, and central office staff may, at their discretion, request these work products before granting CEUs.