Disrupting Thinking: Why How We Read Matters

Class Details

  • Class Type: Online
  • Date: 6/25/2018 - 7/29/2018
  • Adams State Credit: 1
  • Nonmember Price: $145
  • CEA Member Price: $45
  • Graduate credit for this class is optional and costs an additional $55. This class is a book study and requires students to purchase a book.

  • Currently Enrolled: 24 of 25
  • Class Type: Online
  • Date: 10/1/2018 - 11/5/2018
  • Adams State Credit: 1
  • Nonmember Price: $145
  • CEA Member Price: $45
  • Graduate credit for this class is optional and costs an additional $55. This class is a book study and requires students to purchase a book.

  • Currently Enrolled: 6 of 30
  • Class Type: Online
  • Date: 2/18/2019 - 3/24/2019
  • Adams State Credit: 1
  • Nonmember Price: $145
  • CEA Member Price: $45
  • Graduate credit is available at $55.00 per credit. Required Text: Disrupting Thinking: Why How We Read Matters by Kylene Beers

  • Currently Enrolled: 12 of 20
  • Class Type: Online
  • Date: 6/1/2020 - 7/5/2020
  • Adams State Credit: 1
  • Nonmember Price: $145
  • CEA Member Price: $45
  • Registration for the optional graduate credits ($55 per credit) is a separate transaction through Adams State. Registration information will be available after you enroll.

  • Currently Enrolled: 27 of 30
  • Class Type: Online
  • Date: 5/14/2018 - 6/17/2018
  • Adams State Credit: 1
  • Nonmember Price: $145
  • CEA Member Price: $45
  • Graduate credit for this class is optional and costs an additional $55.

  • Currently Enrolled: 29 of 30

About the Course

This course is a book study of Kylene Beers and Robert E. Probst's latest work Disrupting Thinking: Why How We Read Matters. Have you read a book that pulls at the heart strings and inspires you to make changes? Beers and Probst give readers applicable ways to get students to engage with reading at that deep of a level. The text is very practical with examples ranging from kindergarten through college level teaching. Participants will engage with the text through discussions and showing their learning with a menu of options. At the end of the course, participants will create or modify a lesson plan that focuses on engaging readers at a deep level.

Required Text:

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Identify and effectively implement strategies for more responsive and effective literacy instruction.
  • Determine next steps/strategies for your individual classroom and how you will implement these strategies.
  • Define the elements required for a strong foundational literacy program and how they work in relationship with each other.
  • Analyze the power of supporting students to maximize their productive effort.
  • Grade(s): Pre-K Kindergarten 1st Grade 2nd Grade 3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade 9th Grade 10th Grade 11th Grade 12th Grade Elementary K-5 Secondary 6-12
  • Subject(s): English Language Arts English Language Learning Reading,Writing,Communicating

Reviews

Lanette Michalik
This is a wonderful course and the book, Disrupting Thinking was an informative and thought provoking read that I will be using in my classroom.
Kendra Geise
This book study disrupted my thinking! It reinvigorated me and challenged me to think beyond current practice. I can't wait to put into practice my new thinking!
Serena Williams
Great course! I walked away with immediate ideas that I can implement and ways to fundamentally change how I approach reading instruction.

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