3 Credits / 45 Hours
in-service credit only
Best Practices in Content Area Literacy: Ensuring Success for All
Literacy is at the forefront of education today. All teachers are expected to be Òteachers of reading,Ó no matter what their subject area may be. Teachers need a repertoire of lessons and ideas to motivate learners and elevate student abilities. This course provides a plethora of lessons, graphic organizers, best practice techniques, strategic thinking skills, collaborative, small group activities, and models that enhance student learning. Via the activities, participants will delve deeper into the literacy process and apply the models to their respective discipline. The subject areas of reading, writing, science, math, social studies, and health will be covered. Specific strategies and projects will be covered as well as a multitude of best practice techniques. In the end, you will walk away with a literary bag of tricks! Suitable all educators K-12!
ON-LINE (3 credits/45 hours) in-service credit only