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Overview: 

Learn (or confirm) strategies and tools for teaching in a stimulating, rigorous, ELA CCR Standards-aligned classroom.

Audience: 

This professional development activity/course is designed for:

  • Teachers who wish to understand and apply the CCR Standards for ELA at a practical level.
Description: 

Part 1, face-to-face (6 hrs.): Roll up your sleeves and dig into the CCR Standards and key instructional shifts in a collaborative session. Come away with tasks and tools to try in your planning and instruction.

Part 2, online (6 hrs.): Participate in a facilitated discussion of readings, activities, and reflections as you apply tools and strategies to develop high-quality lessons and assess student work.

Participation in both parts is required. Successful completers of both parts are eligible for PDPs.

Learning Objectives: 

Upon completion of this professional development activity/course, you will be able to:

  • Connect the standards to the three key shifts or advances
  • Engage with tasks central to making the standards come alive: selecting texts worth reading, identifying questions worth answering, creating high-quality writing assignments
  • Create lessons aligned to the standards and key shifts
  • Strengthen student assignments to the level-specific demands of CCR Standards and to the key shifts
Prerequisites: 

Please view this 19 minute video introducing the CCR Standards for ELA: http://www.sabes.org/content/introduction-college-and-career-readiness-ccr-standards-ela-narrated-19-min.

Date: 
03/29/2017 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Location: 
Bristol Community College - Room Q203
1082 Davol St.
Fall River, MA
Directions: 
PD Center: 
Topic Area: 
ABE
College and Career Readiness
ELA