Nonfiction and Content Reading (K-6)
This course facilitates a deeper understanding of Pennsylvania’s Common Core English Language Arts (ELA) standards. It presents effective teaching and learning strategies using non-fiction and content reading for grades K-6, as well as how to apply student work protocols, cross-curricular instruction, and targeted feedback to formatively assess and plan further instruction while leveraging the range of technology available to teachers.
[Formerly titled Reading Instruction (K-6): Non-Fiction and the Common Core]
Need more time to explore the complexities of Pennsylvania’s new Common Core ELA standards? Wondering how your current practices align with the standards? Are you seeking ways to effectively enhance instruction through the productive use of technology?
This course will enable elementary educators to incorporate non-fiction instruction into their classrooms, while engaging students as 21st century learners using authentic technology integration. Gain a deeper understanding of PA’s Common Core ELA standards, effective teaching and learning strategies, and student work protocols in order to formatively assess students and plan further instruction, all the while leveraging the technology available to you.