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ELE14011: Inside Writing Communities: Grades 3-5 - Reading Like a Writer
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Credit Hours: 1

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.

ELE14012: Inside Writing Communities: Grades 3-5 - Teaching the Writing Craft
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Credit Hours: 1.5

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.

ELE14013: Inside Writing Communities: Grades 3-5 - Conversations with Student Writers
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Credit Hours: 1.5

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.

ELE14014: Inside Writing Communities: Grades 3-5 - Conversations Among Writing Peers
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Credit Hours: 1.5

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.

ELE14015: Inside Writing Communities: Grades 3-5 - Learning to Revise
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Credit Hours: 1.5

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.

NOTE:  This course does NOT count toward the 45 hours used for Disciplinary Literacy Endorsement. For credit, ALL courses MUST be taken as part of Disciplinary Literacy Program of Study.  To enroll in the Program of Study, please see the Programs of Study box on the left side of the home tab.

ELE14016: Inside Writing Communities: Grades 3-5 - Writing Across the Curriculum
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Credit Hours: 1.5

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.

ELE14017: Teaching Reading Workshop: Creating a Literate Community
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Credit Hours: 1.5

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. 

ELE14018: Teaching Reading Workshop: Supporting the English Language Learner
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Credit Hours: 1.5

In this course, Dr. Mileidis Gort presents research-based principles that support English Language Learners' literacy and language development. She describes the characteristics of beginning and intermediate second-language learners, and then presents instructional practices that best meet their needs. Educators then observe classroom excerpts illustrating teaching practices that support English Language Learners in their beginning literacy development. They later develop a lesson plan to promote understanding and appreciation of selected texts.

NOTE:  This course does NOT count toward the 45 hours used for Disciplinary Literacy Endorsement. For credit, ALL courses MUST be taken as part of Disciplinary Literacy Program of Study.  To enroll in the Program of Study, please see the Programs of Study box on the left side of the home tab.

ELE14019: Teaching Reading Workshop: Teaching Writing as a Process
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Credit Hours: 1.5

This course examines how to teach writing as a process. Dr. Jeanne R. Paratore begins her lecture by distinguishing between the different forms of writing and the various purposes for writing. She reviews the stages of the writing process and outlines the classroom practices that develop students' writing. The workshop participants then watch and discuss two sets of classroom excerpts showing writing instruction in grades K-2. Following their discussion, they analyze their own instructional practices for teaching and managing their writing programs.

ELE14020: Teaching Reading Workshop: Differentiating Instruction
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Credit Hours: 1.5

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.

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