Disrupting Thinking: Why How We Read Matters
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.
Disrupting Thinking: Why How We Read Matters by Kylene Beers
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.