Professional Development Classes 2014-15

March 2015

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

4 :00 PM 6 :00 PM
Teaching Reading Effectively Class 5 of 5 Jane Jorgensen &

Jamie Thuneman

Teaching Reading Effectively course is strongly aligned to the AZ College and Career

Ready Standards - ELA: Foundational Skills (K-5), Reading Standards for Literature

and Informational Text (K-5) and Language Standards (K- 5). The content includes

current research and evidence based practices that are necessary for the

development of the technical skills of reading along with academic vocabulary and

deep comprehension. Important components of an effective comprehensive reading

program designed to develop proficient readers, competent writers and critical

thinkers are included in this material. While the training is designed for K-5

instruction, it provides excellent information for K-3 Teachers and Special Education

Teachers K-12 implementing school and district literacy plans. Units to include:

• Foundations of Reading

• Learning to Read and Spell: A National Problem and Recommended Solutions

• Basic Principals of Reading Assessment

• The Structure of Language

• Graphophonemic Awareness

• Teaching Word Identification and Spelling Fluency

• Vocabulary

• Comprehension to summarizing

(Note: Participants must register and attend all five sessions.)

Session dates are as follows: Feb 18, 25, March 4, 11, and 25.

Monday, March 30, 2015
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