Reading in the Wild
Do you want your students to become lifelong readers? Donalyn Miller shares her expertise of creating lifelong readers and provides teachers with strategies for “wild” reading. You will walk away from this book study with applicable ideas, resourc...
Planning for Inquiry in the Writing Workshop
Have you struggled with teaching writing? Is planning for writing difficult? Do you want to increase student engagement during writing? This course is designed to take teachers through the writing process. Teachers will find quality mentor texts a...
Cultivating Knowledge, Building Language: Literacy Instruction for English Learners in Elementary School
Teachers are constantly bombarded with strategies and tips for teaching English Learners. What is the best instruction for English Learners? How do we close the opportunity gap and help these students reach their potential? “Nonie Lesaux and Julie...
The Writing Revolution
The Writing Revolution course is a book study that will encourage collaboration and discussion among the participants in the course. Additionally, participants will incorporate the strategies into their curriculum and reflect on the process. T...
Supporting English Learners in the Reading Workshop
Have you wondered how to better support English Learners during your reading time? Dive into Lindsey Moses’ book Supporting English Learners in the Reading Workshop to learn how to plan and support English learners during units of study, workshop ...
The Book Whisperer: Awakening the Inner Reader in Every Child
This course will be a book study of Donalyn Miller’s book The Book Whisperer: Awakening the Inner Reader in Every Child. Participants will discuss and make plans of implementation to engage a classroom of readers. Participants will also walk awa...
Disrupting Thinking: Why How We Read Matters
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 the...
From Ideas to Words: Writing Strategies for English Language Learners
Writing is often referred to as the last frontier in literacy. It is often a daunting subject to teach for all students, let alone English learners. Teachers often need to just make small tweaks to their instruction to engage English learners and ...
Who's Doing the Work?: Strategies for CORE Reading Instruction
Teachers will actively participate in online learning to develop stronger skills and strategies for literacy instruction in a more effective and efficient way through the use of the text, Who’s Doing the Work: How to Say Less So Readers Can Do Mor...
English Language Arts
The courses in this track all focus on components of reading, writing, and communicating. You'll find courses that span all grade levels and incorporate a variety of strategies that you can immediately use in your classrooms with your students.