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GWC 500-46 Building Success with Word Study and Vocabulary Grades 3-5

Ended Dec 11, 2020
1 credit

Full course description

Event Sponsor: *

Bismarck Public Schools

Event Contact Name: *

Sheyna Jensen

Position or Title: *

Curriculum Specialist/Professional Development

Event Contact Phone: *

(701) 323-4052

Event Contact Email: *

Event Location: *

Bismarck Public Schools

Event Start Date: *

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Event End Date: *

Friday, December 11, 2020

Objective and Outcomes: *

Understand the impact of whole-group Tier 1 word study and vocabulary instruction.
Understand connection between Benchmark Word Study and Vocabulary curriculum and North Dakota ELA Standards
Develop and implement effective whole-group word study and vocabulary instruction.

Resources/Course Materials: *

Bear, D. R. (2007). Words their way with English learners: Word study for phonics, vocabulary, and spelling instruction. Upper Saddle River, N.J: Pearson Merrill Prentice Hall
Benchmark Education Company (1997-2020). Benchmark Word Study and Vocabulary Skill Sets 1-3. New Rochelle, NY: Benchmark Education Company

Attendance: *

Attendance check-in via Zoom and completion of Google Classroom assignments/reflection

Evaluation and Evidence of Learning and Application: *

Reflection on New Learning: Participants are asked to identify their own learning gap and learning goal. Participants will be engaged in face to face activities and reflections through workshops with consultant. Reflection and identification of next steps is expected after engaging in virtual professional learning.

Application of New Learning: Evidence of application will be gathered through reflective questioning and response via collaborative online learning environment. It is expected that participants will share their learning with an authentic public audience. Participants will choose how they will share their learning with a new audience beyond course participants.