Making Sense of the Common Core: ELA & Literacy

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Basic Information

Workshop run by: College Courses Online
Location:

Online independent studies

Phone Number: 303-905-7332
Registration Website: www.collegecoursesonline.com
Presenter: Dr. Anne Goiran Bevelhimer

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Making Sense of the Common Core: ELA & Literacy


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Additional Information

Fees: $360 + graduate credit fees
Registration Date: Any day of the year.
Eligible Audience: Educators K-12
Credits Awarded: 3 graduate semester credit hours, or 3 CEU or 5 graduate quarter credit hours or Certificate of Completion from College Courses Online. English or Education prefix is available.
Materials:

You will receive a study guide for the course Making Sense of the Common Core: ELA & Literacy as a pdf sent to you electronically upon completion of your registration for the course. Print options are available at registration.

Required Text: Calkins, L., Ehrenworth, M., Lehman, C. (2012) Pathways to the Common Core: Accelerating Achievement. Portsmouth, NH; Heinemann.

Sample pages and a syllabus are available for preview and download on www.collegecoursesonline.com

Workshop Highlights:

New to the Common Core State Standards? Still feeling a little overwhelmed about how to implement the new standards in your classroom practices? Then you've come to the right course! Read the primary documents of the Common Core along with Pathways to the Common Core: Accelerating Achievement (2012) by Lucy Calkins, Mary Ehrenworth and Chris Lehman, to gain a practical understanding of the Common Core. Use the study guide prepared for this course to choose activities to practice and meet the goals of the CCSS for curriculum and instruction for your grade level. Leave this class feeling empowered.

Description:

Making Sense of the Common Core: ELA & Literacy is an activity based course focusing on the practical understanding and application of the Common Core State Standards for ELA & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science and Technical Subjects for your curriculum and instructional practices. With close reading of the primary documents guided by Lucy Calkins, Mary Ehrenworth, and Chris Lehman in Pathways to the Common Core: Accelerating Achievement (2012) gain clarity and insight to the spiraled curriculum design of the Common Core. Using the study guide prepared for this course, convert theory to practical application by choosing activities that help you internalize and make the Common Core your own. Invite discussion with others, watch informational videos and tap into resources to help you implement the Common Core State Standards in your classroom. Leave this course feeling competent and confident in your ability to meet the rigors of the Common Core in your teaching practices.