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Conversations in Literature: Returning to the Classroom

In the concluding workshop session, you will observe the readers in this community talk about the ways in which Dr. Langer's work - and their own expertise as readers - can truly affect the language arts classroom. In addition to sharing in their stories of successes, you will also eavesdrop on classrooms throughout the country to see how teachers are encouraging their students to become rich envisionment builders.

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Credit Hours: 3


Inside Writing Communities: Grades 3-5 - Building a Community of Writers

This workshop explores the essential characteristics of a successful writing community and shows examples of teachers who build community in their classrooms through a variety of ways. Explore how to nurture a structured classroom writing community that fosters trust among students, establish shared values about good writing, the work that writers do, and respect for others' work and participate as a member of the writing community by sharing your writing.

CID: ELE14009
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Credit Hours: 1.5


Inside Writing Communities: Grades 3-5 - Reasons for Writing

In this course, educators will explore practices that motivate students to write and help them develop into independent, motivated writers. These effective practices include allowing students to make their own choices about their writing, helping them keep a writer's notebook in which to record their thoughts and draw inspiration, and providing opportunities for students to write for authentic audiences.

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Credit Hours: 1


Inside Writing Communities: Grades 3-5 - Reading Like a Writer

In this two-part course, educators will learn how to use "touchstone" and "mentor" texts to teach students new writing techniques to help them become better writers. Through interviews and classroom footage, this course will explore how educators in Grades 3-5 immerse students in literary genres and use engaging texts to set the stage for writing.

CID: ELE14011
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Credit Hours: 1


Inside Writing Communities: Grades 3-5 - Teaching the Writing Craft

This course examines whole-class instruction in the writing workshop, looking at why teachers choose this type of instruction and how they integrate it with other instructional strategies such as working with individuals and small groups.

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Credit Hours: 1.5


Inside Writing Communities: Grades 3-5 - Conversations with Student Writers

All teachers understand the value of responding personally to student work. But how do teachers use that feedback to help students improve their writing? In this workshop, participants will examine examples of formal and informal writing conferences and study the practical issues that exist when planning and conducting such conferences.

CID: ELE14013
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LEADS Domain: none
Credit Hours: 1.5


Inside Writing Communities: Grades 3-5 - Conversations Among Writing Peers

This course will examine the various forms peer response might take in a writing workshop, the importance of an authentic audience for written work, and how peer conferencing can enhance writing skills in grades 3-5. Educators will also explore teaching strategies for structuring peer conferences and helping students respond to each other appropriately and meaningfully.

CID: ELE14014
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Credit Hours: 1.5


Inside Writing Communities: Grades 3-5 - Learning to Revise

For elementary-age children, revision is often new and challenging. This course shows how educators overcome students' resistance to changing their writing by providing them with concrete, effective revision strategies. Using a paragraph based on her own research notes, the educator models the thinking and decision making that takes place in a writer's mind during revision.

CID: ELE14015
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LEADS Domain: none
Credit Hours: 1.5


Inside Writing Communities: Grades 3-5 - Writing Across the Curriculum

Writing throughout the day gives students opportunities to practice the craft they learn during a writing workshop and exposes them to the authentic writing of multiple disciplines. This course — focused on practices that integrate writing into all areas of the curriculum — illustrates that writing can take many forms and serve many purposes.

CID: ELE14016
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Credit Hours: 1.5


Teaching Reading Workshop: Creating a Literate Community

In this video, Dr. Jeanne R. Paratore presents three research-based principles for creating an effective literacy environment: accessible materials, purposeful room and wall displays of print materials, and classroom routines that promote reading and writing. Following the lecture, workshop participants watch two sets of classroom excerpts illustrating routines and physical arrangements that advance children's reading, writing, and oral language skills. Workshop participants discuss these classroom excerpts in relation to their own classrooms and teaching practices. 

CID: ELE14017
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Credit Hours: 1.5