Instructor-led course by Dr. Katie McKnight
6 weeks, new sessions start every month.
Winner of the 2016 Teachers’ Choice Award for Professional Development!

In this course you’ll explore the elements of the Common Core State standards for English language arts –strands, anchor standards, and grade articulations–and you’ll see how they relate to each other. You’ll learn lots of useful classroom strategies and gain confidence in applying them to the K-5 classroom. By the end of the course you’ll be empowered to speak knowledgeably with parents, peers, and the community. Most importantly, you’ll discover how to help even the youngest students prepare for eventual college and career. 

Enrollment for this course is available through an external website. Please click here for information.


Instructor-led course by Dr. Katie McKnight
6 weeks, new sessions start every month.

With the adoption of new standards teachers in all subject areas—science, humanities, history, social sciences, mathematics, and technology—are finding themselves actively involved in their students' literacy development. In this course, you'll learn classroom strategies that will make your content come alive for each and every student.  We’ll explore differentiated education and uncover the many ways adolescent development is connected to effective teaching. In addition, you'll analyze your current teaching practices to identify the effective literacy development that you're already doing. We'll work together to adapt some of your favorite lessons to enhance reading, writing, speaking, listening, and language development. By the end of the course, you'll be confident in your ability to utilize the best of what's new, keep the best of what you've already got, and enjoy being a great 21st-century teacher!

Enrollment for this course is available through an external website. Please click here for information.


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The Common Sense Guide to the New Standards (Responsive Learning)