The College of Education is pleased to announce the offering of literacy courses on Saturdays for K - 8 youth in Schaumburg, beginning on January 25, 2014.
Under the leadership of Dr. Becky McTague, Associate Professor of Language and Literacy, the Schaumburg Institute for Literacy Enrichment will offer 8 week courses on Saturdays beginning January 25, 2014. Three course options are available for Schaumburg area youth and parents:
- SILE 001 - Accelerated Literacy. This accelerated reading and writing workshop focuses on literature that is above current reading level, and organizes students to collaborate with like-minded peers. Enrollment is limited to 20 students; a letter of recommendation or evidence that the student has scored in the top 20% on an ISAT exam is required. The tuition for this course is $280.
- SILE 002 - Literacy Enhancement. This highly individualized academic support program focuses on age-and grade-appropriate literature, and organizes students to acquire fluency and reading, writing, listening and speaking strategies . Enrollment is limited to 20 students; test scores and recommendation letters are not required to register. The tuition for this course is $280.
- SILE 003 - Digital Literacy. This program focuses on using programming tools that allow students to learn how to develop, design, and code their own computer programs. Enrollment is limited to 12 students; previous experience with computer coding is not required. The tuition for this course is $350.
All courses meet from 9 a.m. to noon at the Schaumburg campus of Roosevelt University, 1400 North Roosevelt Blvd., directly across the street from IKEA. A welcome to the program will be held at 8:30 a.m. on January 25th.
For more information and to register, visit the Schaumburg Institute for Literacy Enrichment page on the College of Education website. Or, email Dr. Becky McTague at email@example.com.