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Reading for Disciplinary Literacy: A Schoolwide Approach

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AVID Schoolwide, Literacy
Successful completion of the AVID Elective series in either Summer Institute, Path to Schoolwide, DigitalXP or ElevateXP. Subject-area teachers: No prerequisite.
AVID Elective, AVID Excel®, Digital Teaching and Learning, ELA, Elective Educator, History/Social Science, Math, Reading, Science, Writing
AVID Site Coordinator, Instructional Coach, Site-Based Administrator, Teacher

This strand focuses on implementing research-based reading practices across all content areas and grade levels to promote a schoolwide approach to disciplinary literacy. Participants will learn how to approach reading as a content expert, empowering student inquiry through reading in their specific content area. Intentionally integrating academic thinking skills and the gradual release of responsibility model into the reading process ensures all students have the college and career readiness skills necessary for thriving in the 21st century. This strand is ideal for educators who want to increase the level of academic rigor and discourse in their class-rooms through literacy and the implementation of technology to further student learning.

By completing this strand, educators will have the opportunity to receive a digital badge representing their learning experience.This strand requires all participants to have their own device or laptop that can connect to internet access. Participants must bring an acceptable device, power cord, and earbuds/headphones with them to the strand. If a district-issued device is being used, be sure to log in to the device on the district network before attending. Device software and web browser need to be up to date.

  • Acceptable devices include laptops, Chromebooks, Surface devices, iPads, and iPad Pros.
  • Unacceptable devices include mini iPads, Kindle or Galaxy tablets, and smartphones.

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Three-day professional learning hosted at 10 face-to-face locations across the United States during June and July that provides high-paced, interactive, dynamic professional learning while modeling engaging and rigorous instruction.

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Two-day professional learning hosted at a face-to-face location across the United States yearlong provides an excellent way to broaden or deepen the ongoing improvement of instruction and comprehensive culture of student success within your school setting.

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