Ms. McGaughey is the Middle Level Program Area Coordinator in the College of Education &Human Development at the University of North Dakota. In this role she is co-coordinates the Middle Level Resident Teacher Program and teaches undergraduate and graduate middle level classes. Ms. McGaughey has been an instructional coach, middle school educator, and middle school Interventions Program Assistant Coordinator. Ms. McGaughey earned her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Science in Education from the University of North Dakota.
The reading comprehension skills you will learn in this course are tools that good readers use, consciously or subconsciously, to help them make meaning from what they read. These strategies will not address decoding skills or the most basic of reading skills. July 1, 2023 to July 1, 2025
The primary objective of this course is to gain a greater understanding of the middle school curriculum and instructional strategies as well as the needs of early adolescent students. Our focus will be on the roles teachers play in incorporating this guided, interdisciplinary, and collaborative team approach that assists students during these fundamentally transformative years.November 1, 2023 to November 1, 2024