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Using Shared Reading to Teach and Engage All Readers

Course Description:

Shared Reading is a like a gift—a big, wide, colorful umbrella which can hold under it so many opportunities for reading instruction. This self-paced course will help you transform your classroom reading community, while allowing individual learners to make steady growth in many aspects of their own reading development. You'll learn the nuts and bolts of this powerful teaching strategy, all while using our template and your own carefully selected text to develop a unique, week-long Shared Reading plan for your classroom. Throughout the course, you’ll observe other teachers in action, share ideas in a discussion forum, and get feedback from your peers. Everyone in the course will add his or her work to a resource bank which all participants will have access to for one year. This course promises to power up your instructional strategies while building joy and excitement in your young readers!

By completing this learning experience, teachers will receive a certificate of completion worth 2.5 professional credit hours.

Note: This is a self-paced course accessible for one year after enrollment, and not eligible for graduate credit.

For assignments and evaluation details, see the full Syllabus.

Subject Area:
Reading/Language Arts, Instructional Strategies
Grade Level:
ID Price Start End  
RDLA1201.6 $0.00 Upon Purchase One Year ENROLL

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“My online discussion boards offer me contact with other colleagues to discuss ideas, problems, and means of implementation for the curriculum.”

Jeannie Dyke
Reading Specialist
SY Jackson Elementary School