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GWC 500-61 A Solid Foundation: Engaging Strong Readers and Writers

Ended May 10, 2022
1 credit

Full course description

Event Sponsor: *

Bismarck Public Schools

Event Contact Name: *

Deb Klootwyk

Position or Title: *

Reading Recovery/Title 1 Specialist

Event Contact Phone: *

(701) 323-4180

Event Contact Email: *

Event Location: *

1312 Columbia Drive

Event Start Date: *

Monday, January 4, 2021

Event End Date: *

Tuesday, May 10, 2022


Objective and Outcomes: *

Participants will:
-have a deeper understanding of the Science of Reading and Balanced Literacy facts when it comes to reading instruction
-learn high leverage instructional routines to tweak their practice
-be empowered to use knowledge from the books in our studies to determine next steps in planning for their students.

Resources/Course Materials: *

A Solid Foundation: Engaging Strong Readers and Writers

October 1-May 10

Books we will be using:
Choosing and Using Decodable Texts by Wiley Blevins
Shifting the Balance by Jan Burkins and Kari Yates
Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain by Zarretta Hammond
How to Plan Differentiated Reading Instruction by Sharon Walpol and Michael McKenna

Attendance: *

Sign in sheet or google chat

Evaluation and Evidence of Learning and Application: *

Teachers will collaborate to plan lessons and observe each other using new learning, as well as provide feedback to each other.

Submission of Completion and Final Grades: *

Thursday, May 12, 2022