Differentiating Your Instruction for Every Learner: Reading Course


  • Barre Town Elementary School Barre, Vermont

This course, hosted by the Lamoille Area Professional Development Academy (LAPDA), will be devoted to studying, planning for, and practicing various methods of reading instruction. The course is offered for three credits through St. Michael's College, or a non-credit option.

 Balanced literacy methods covered in this course will include interactive read aloud, reading workshop, shared reading, and phonics/word study. These will be learned through a combination of related readings, demonstrations by the instructor, lesson planning, role-play, studying video clips, and analyzing samples of student work

Participants will explore specific methods of assessment including a progression of literacy learning that is aligned with the Common Core State Standards. We will demonstrate using authentic, engaging, beautiful literature to support students’ readingand differentiating literacy instruction for all students. This work will take into account special needs, as well as the needs of English Language Learners. 

For more information visit this link on LAPDA's website.

This course meets July 10-13 8:00-4:00, plus a fall follow-up on September 11, 8:00-4:00.