Course Description: This training opportunity will offer support to ELA, science, social studies, and CTAE teachers in the integration of powerful literacy instruction with their existing content curriculum. Teachers will work collaboratively to plan and create Common Core aligned teaching materials as they develop LDC modules and mini tasks. They will also gain access to an online electronic platform for designing instruction, which will provide exemplary modules, teacher-created mini-tasks, and other resources such as student examplars, scoring rubrics and teacher videos.
Course Content: LDC has been developed by nationally recognized literacy experts and informed by teacher-practitioners. Research conducted by Research for Action (RFA) has confirmed preliminary findings: that LDC leads to teacher instructional shifts and improved student outcomes.
Day 1: Overview of LDC/Content vs Literacy Standards/Teaching Tasks/Module Examiniation/Skill Development Ladder/Text Selection
Day 2: Continue Skill Ladder Development/Create Module/Examine Rubrics/Practice Scoring Papers
Day 3: Collaborative Scoring of Student Work/Sharing Experiences from Teaching Modules/Revising Modules
Please note: Participants are required to attend all three sessions
Target Audience: Teachers in grades 3-12; ELA, Science, Social Studies, Science and CTAE
Maximum Class Size: 25 participants
Dates of Sessions: Session I - September 10, 2014; Session II - October 22, 2014; Session III - December 3, 2014
Location of sessions: Risley Annex, 2900 Albany Street, Brunswick, GA
Time for sessions: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Registration Deadline: Friday, August 29, 2014
If you have any questions please contact Sandi Thompson at
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