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Teaching Reading Workshop: Differentiating Instruction

In this video, Dr. Jeanne R. Paratore presents research-based principles that support the use of a flexible grouping model for literacy instruction. She reviews basic formats for flexible grouping, and applies the research to effective teaching practices and routines that advance all students' reading development. The workshop participants watch classroom excerpts illustrating instruction in different grouping formats. They then relate the classroom practices to their own teaching.

CID: ELE14020
Subject Area:
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Credit Hours: 1.5


Teaching Reading Workshop: Using Assessment to Guide Instruction

This session examines assessment practices that measure student performance and progress and inform instructional decisions for Grades K-2. In her lecture, Dr. Jeanne R. Paratore reviews the principles of classroom-based assessment and engages the workshop participants in a discussion of their own assessment practices. The participants then watch and discuss a set of classroom excerpts illustrating Dr. Paratore's lecture. In the final activity, workshop participants assess a first-grader's reading and writing samples. 

CID: ELE14021
Subject Area:
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Credit Hours: 1.5


Write in the Middle: Creating a Community of Writers

This course explores the components of a community of writers and what teachers can do to create and foster such a community. After a brief introduction to the goals of all eight workshop sessions, middle school teacher and writing expert Linda Rief and several of the teachers whose classrooms are featured in Write in the Middle share strategies they use to build a safe writing environment. In separate extended classroom segments, Velvet McReynolds, a seventh-grade teacher from Hoover, Alabama, demonstrates two community-building strategies. During a third extended classroom segment, fifth-grade teacher Jack Wilde demonstrates one of his daily routines: the read-aloud. This course also examines how room arrangements can encourage written and spoken communication and how sharing their writing helps students become part of the writing community.

CID: ELE14022
Subject Area:
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Credit Hours: 1.5


Write in the Middle: Making Writing Meaningful

When educators introduce subjects that matter to middle school students or allow them more freedom to choose and develop topics, the task of writing gains new meaning and purpose. In this course, educators will examine how five middle-level teachers help their students connect to writing and understand its capacity to transform their own lives and the world around them.

CID: ELE14023
Subject Area:
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Credit Hours: 1.5


Write in the Middle: Teaching Poetry

Poetry offers young adolescents an unparalleled opportunity for exploring feelings and learning about the power of written expression. This course showcases two master teachers as they help their students develop as writers and readers of poetry.

CID: ELE14024
Subject Area:
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Credit Hours: 1.5


Write in the Middle: Teaching Persuasive Writing

In this course, educators visit two middle-level classrooms to see how teachers can help young writers develop effective and authentic persuasive pieces based on their own experiences and interests - for example, using cell phones in schools or altering their homework schedule.

CID: ELE14025
Subject Area:
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Credit Hours: 1.5


Write in the Middle: Teaching Multigenre Writing

Multigenre writing offers students a wide range of options for expressing ideas and communicating knowledge. In this course, educators  examine two different, but equally successful, examples of this eclectic and engaging writing approach. Also featured in this course is Tom Romano, a national expert on multi genre writing. 

CID: ELE14026
Subject Area:
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Credit Hours: 1.5


Write in the Middle: Teacher to Student

This workshop focuses on how to make student-teacher conferences as effective as possible. It shows that teachers need to be intentional in their planning and practice. At the same time, they must balance the benefits of conferencing with the challenges of fitting it into their busy classroom schedules.

CID: ELE14027
Subject Area:
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LEADS Domain: none
Credit Hours: 1.5


Write in the Middle: Peer to Peer

This workshop explores how peer responses provide a tremendous learning opportunity for young writers. These interactions help students with topic generation and idea development, increase their confidence about sharing their work, force them to look more objectively at their own writing, give them valuable feedback for possible revisions, and allow them to learn from the writing successes and challenges of their peers. Peer response also helps students learn how to give constructive feedback to others, an important life skill.

CID: ELE14028
Subject Area:
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LEADS Domain: none
Credit Hours: 1.5


Write in the Middle: Teaching the Power of Revision

In this course, educators visit the classrooms of three language arts teachers to examine strategies that help even reluctant writers see the power and purpose of revision. Throughout the course, educators hear reflections on revision from both teachers and students, as well as discussions among the teachers about dealing with student resistance to revision, planning mini-lessons, and other issues related to the revision process. 

CID: ELE14029
Subject Area:
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Credit Hours: 1.5