Target audience: K-12 teachers and leaders
Do your students find independently reading complex texts difficult? Come learn about common reading issues for elementary age children and adolescents and what you can do about it!
This workshop focuses on the explicit teaching of word attack skills and active reading strategies across content areas. Teachers will be able to help their students break down, annotate, analyze, and write about complex texts, which in turn will accelerate student growth and support College and Career Readiness.
- Explore research on common issues faced by struggling young and adolescent readers
- Learn how explicitly teaching "word attack" skills and targeted word study can close reading gaps
- Explore powerful strategies to support students in gaining a deeper understanding of core content
- Participate in collaborative activities that model effective teaching practices and accelerate learning
Please note the following important details:
- Purchase Orders (PO's) must be received prior to first day of workshop...no exceptions!
Please email request for invoice and copies of PO's to LManderson@acoe.org.
- This is a technology-infused session; please bring your laptop or tablet.
- Sign-in begins 30 minutes prior to listed start time.
Questions? Contact: LManderson@acoe.org or (510) 670-4160
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ACOE CORE Learning Team
The Alameda County Office of Education promotes student achievement and development, serving as liaison between the California Department of Education and the eighteen Alameda County public school districts. The Educational Services Division provides learning opportunities for both students and educators with over 300 programs, and is the primary provider of professional development and support services for K-12 educators throughout our seven-county region.
ACOE’s Core Learning Department hosts professional development opportunities for districts and schools, collaborating with leaders on strategic planning to successfully implement the new Common Core state standards and assessment tests. Core Learning staff provide expertise in disciplinary content in English Language Arts, Math, Science, History, Social Studies and other content areas aligned to the CA Common Core standards, with special attention to the learning needs of English language learners.