2013 Summer Literacy Institute: Shifting Practices to Meet Common Goals
Common Core State standards for ELA, History/Social Studies, and Science and Technical Subjects
Professional development resources to support the transition to Common Core State Standards.
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Module 1: Getting Familiar
Module 2: Shifts and Alignment
Module 3: In the Classroom
The Literacy Micro-course collection is a professional learning tool developed by the Maine Department of Education as a resource to K-5 educators. The courses are designed specifically for teachers seeking to further their knowledge of research-based, literacy-related content and explore methods for applying that knowledge to their classroom practice.
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ELA Webinar Series
Online professional Development presented by Patsy Dunton, Lee Anne Larsen and special guests.
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ELA/Literacy Summer Institute 2013
Shifting Practices to Meet Common Goals with Morgan Dunton and Lee Anne Larsen
As the transition to implementation of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for English Language Arts and Literacy continues, Maine Department of Education invites school/district teams to attend a two day event to explore transition issues and advance professional development plans. Implementing the CCSS requires some shifting of curriculum and instructional practices. This two day institute will provide teams with support to make these critical shifts.
Learn more about the 2013 ELA/Literacy Summer Institute
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Access material presented at Common Understanding of Core Learning: Transition Planning for the Common Core State Standards
This was a three-day K-12 Summer Literacy Institute, discussing:
- Reaching the reluctant and struggling reader
- Teaching literacy skills to achieve rigorous goals
- Using technology effectively to support literacy
- Literacy skills necessary for success in the
workplace and in postsecondary programs
- Enhancing the relationship between and among
- Text complexity
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