Instructors: Sarah Elwell, Fredrick Monroe & Joy Newman
4-part workshop series (8 PLU's). Thursdays @ 5-6pm; 9/2, 9/9, 9/23, 9/30
- 9/2-“Understanding Text Complexity”
- 9/9-“Foundational Reading Skills”
- 9/23-“Academic Vocabulary”
- 9/30-"Building ELL Background Knowledge”
Based on research by Dr. Diane August, participants will learn research-based practices on how to support the literacy development of English Language Learners with digital learning resources and individualized instruction.
Dr. August and other researchers have found that remote individualized instruction and mentoring coupled with small-group instruction for children struggling in reading has been effective in improving educator capacity and student learning.
No recertification nor graduate credits offered.