This course, offered through a collaboration between LAPDA and Barre Supervisory Union for St. Michael's College graduate credit, will be devoted to enhancing literacy instruction by examining student work, planning implementation of units of study, and practicing various methods of reading and writing instruction. The course will include a combination of readings, lesson planning, simulations, and analysis of video clips. Participants will be expected o pply learning in their classrooms. Content of the course will be largely based on The Units of Study for Teaching Reading and The Units of Study for Opinion, Information, and Narrative Writingby Lucy Calkins and Colleagues.
This course will be team-taught by instructors Beth Moore, Lindy Johnson, and Karen Heath.
Appropriate for grades K-5 educators, grades 6-8 with permission