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Support and increase adult learners’ engagement in the virtual ELA classroom by tapping into high-leverage practices and techniques for deeper learning.


    This professional development activity/course is designed for:

  • ELA instructors

In this session, participants will experience virtual reading and writing tasks that foster learner voice and choice, identify formative assessment routines that promote a growth mindset, and share strategies learned over the last year. The facilitator will also demonstrate how continuing to integrate scaffolds, higher-order thinking, academic language, and cooperative learning in our teaching ensures that we bring our high-leverage practices into the Zoom classroom.

    Learning Objectives

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

  • Use Zoom features to increase learner engagement in online instruction
  • Transfer sustaining and high-leverage practices for reading and writing instruction to the virtual learning environment
  • Identify formative assessment routines that help learners keep track of their progress during the lesson
Presenter(s) / Facilitator(s)

United States

PD Center
SABES English Language Arts Curriculum & Instruction PD Center
Topic Area
ABE/Adult Education
Distance Learning
Educator Effectiveness
ESOL/English Language Learner