Help students unravel the mysteries and complexities of scientific concepts by training them to approach science texts in new ways. Learn effective strategies to help your students arrange ideas, understand text organization, set goals for reading, make meaningful connections, and persevere through challenging materials.
You can master new strategies to address students' needs in various grade levels. From exploring environments that promote effective learning to examining the skills students need to read content material successfully, this course will introduce you to essential techniques that support more independent reading and learning.
Enhance students' reading comprehension through context-based instruction, direct instruction, and incidental exposure. Learn to incorporate proven vocabulary instructional strategies into your teaching. Then evaluate how your own instructional practices map to the National Council of Teachers of English/International Reading Association (NCTE/IRA)standards and your state's standards.
Find teaching resources and program information such as episode descriptions and educational learning goals for PBS KIDS shows.
Activity Packs are a growing library of theme-based widgets containing links to high-quality PBS resources and activities for multiple grade levels. If you like one, grab it!
Venture into the world of poetry with students as they learn about famous poets and find opportunities to share their own works.
Study individuals who contributed to the civil rights movement through their writing and oratory.