Disrupting Thinking: Why How We Read Matters

Class Details

  • 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
  • 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

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. Participants will collaboratively discuss the 15 chapters with guiding questions for each chapter. They will reflect on their own teaching in order to develop more effective approaches to teaching reading.  By the end of this course, participants will have the opportunity to redesign or design a lesson(s) that is reflective of new learning through the book study.

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

Facilitator

Colby Ricci


Reviews

Karyn Knoblauch
I love this book. Beers and Probst write in an authentic voice that is supportive and inspiring. They motivated me to embrace their ideas. It inspired me to read both of their Notice and Note books!
Jennifer Easton
This was an interesting book study that helped energize my thinking about how I teach reading.
Sarah Worosylo
Anyone wanting to revisit why we are reading teachers needs this class! Super relevant and reenergizing!

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