Participants in this course will learn to interpret and apply procedures for instruction as specified in the reading Recovery Program which is an early intervention designed to help young children who are having difficulty learning to read and write. Participants learn to administer, interpret, and apply procedures for assessment and instruction as specified in Reading Recovery. Participants enrolled in this course will simultaneously teach four children daily in Reading recovery lessons for the purpose of developing an in-depth understanding of the program and the concept of accelerated progress. Participants will be prepared to implement the program within their school or district. Class sessions will involve the use of a one-way glass for demonstration teaching and observation. Enrollment is limited to those teachers who have been accepted for training by the Jones Institute for Educational Excellence at Emporia State University.