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Overview: 

Get WIOA-ready with evidence-based reading instruction (EBRI) for adult learners who are at CCR Standards Level E (GLE 9-12). 

Audience: 

This professional development activity/course is designed for:

  • ELA and subject-matter (e.g., social studies, science, literature, career development) teachers of students at CCR Standards reading level E (GLE 9-12).
Description: 

Explore ways to support students in reading comprehension, building skills and strategies related to understanding, analyzing, evaluating, and synthesizing the knowledge-building texts emphasized by the CCR Standards for ELA. 

This offering includes three components:

  • Part 1: Face-to-face session on May 17 in Worcester (5.5 hours) – learn new approaches
  • Part 2: Implementation practice (3 hours) – implement an approach
  • Part 3: Webinar date TBD (1.5 hours) – reflect upon experiences and deepen understanding

PDPs may be earned by successfully completing all three components plus an additional final project to be arranged with the presenter. 

Learning Objectives: 

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

  • Identify reading skills needed for success in college and careers
  • Make connections between evidence-based reading instruction (EBRI) and standards-based reading instruction
  • Describe the reading profiles of high-intermediate and secondary-level adult readers and the importance of such profiles for reading instruction
  • Differentiate between Tier 2 and Tier 3 vocabulary and the role each plays in reading
  • Implement key EBRI approaches for teaching vocabulary and comprehension to high-intermediate and secondary-level adult students
Presenter(s): 
Prerequisites: 
Date: 
05/17/2017 - 9:00am to 3:30pm
Location: 
Quinsigamond Community College - Ahlfors Building Room 111
670 West Boylston St.
Worcester, MA 01606
Directions: 
PD Center: 
Topic Area: 
ABE
College and Career Readiness
ELA
PDP Eligible: 
Yes