Learn from Howard County Schools how they plan for the first wave of CCSS assessments.
Considers the merits of utilizing the Lexile Framework® to determine a student’s appropriate reading level.
Digital media offer new ways in which reading instruction can be presented.
Discuss the utility of the Lexile Framework® as states adopt the Common Core standards.
Response to intervention can be used across three tiers of instruction.
Describe tenets of explicit instruction, to ensure the success of students reading in grades 3-8.
Provides an overview of ELLs and a discussion of culturally responsive instruction and explicit instruction.
Students need instruction on using vocabulary in context and extensive interaction with academic language.
In teaching new information, consider including vocabulary and background knowledge instruction.
Discuss the research evidence on what constitutes best practices for teaching adolescents advanced literacy skills.