Course Bundle Pack
$59 | 3 Courses | 28 Total PD Hours
Register to Receive Access to Three Professional Development Courses Covering Essential Strategies to Help Support & Improve Reading in Elementary Students
- Intro to Guided Reading
- Supporting Reading Instruction for Elementary Learners
- Explicit Instruction in Elementary Reading
Learn How to Improve Elementary Reading in Your Students!
These three courses help support and improve elementary reading in students, especially those that are struggling. Learn how to properly group students based on their level of need in each course and learn the fundamentals of guided reading in our intro to guided reading course, get supplemental resources and ideas for supporting students in our supporting reading instruction course, and learn the explicit instruction method of reading instruction to systematically improve reading in student groups.
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Courses Included in the Bundle Pack:
Intro to Guided Reading: A Guide to Small Group Literacy Instruction
Participants in this course will learn about foundational reading skills and how they build upon one another, as well as understanding their relationship to a student’s reading level. The training will cover the background and main components of guided reading, as well as how to plan for a guided reading group.
Explicit Instruction In Elementary Reading
This course prepares participants to implement explicit instruction lessons in their elementary reading classroom. Explicit instruction is an effective way to teach isolated reading skills through a very targeted and specific gradual release method.
Supporting Reading Instruction for Elementary Learners
Participants in this course will be exposed to a variety of methods to determine a student’s reading level, with the focus on Fountas and Pinnell’s Benchmark Assessment System, and their accompanying guide to reading behaviors.
High-Quality Virtual Presentations
Our high-quality lessons are presented by your instructor in a virtual learning environment that is designed to mirror live, on-campus workshops. Choose to watch or read all lessons at any time and take advantage of our high-quality resources provided for immediate implementation of your new skills.
Access Your Courses Anytime, Anywhere
Courses are accessible to you at any time and are accessible on any computer, tablet, or smart phone. After registration, you will have access to all course lessons, templates, & assignments for one year. Take your courses at your own pace. Pause any time and continue where you left off. You will receive instructor feedback at each step of the course as you progress through the curriculum at your own convenience.
Live Feedback & Communication
Our courses are designed to simulate live instruction. Throughout the course, you will receive feedback from your instructor within 24- 48 hours of your submissions as you proceed through lessons and activities. If you have a question, reach out to your instructor through our built-in messaging system or directly by email or phone.
A COMPREHENSIVE LIBRARY OF RESOURCES, RUBRICS, TEMPLATES, AND SAMPLE LESSON PLANS COME WITH EVERY COURSE
Each course comes with a variety of resources, tools, organizers, and templates designed to aid in implementation of new strategies immediately in the classroom. These include:
- Graphic Organizer to be Used with Students
- Trackers (Mastery, Behavior, & Documentation)
- Checklists & Tools to Aid in Planning
- Lesson Plan Templates (With Exemplar Examples)
- Strategy Guides & Concept Summary Tools
- Implementation Rubrics to Aid in Course Implementation of Key Topics
- And More!
Professional Development Credits:
At the conclusion of each course, you will receive a certificate for your earned Professional Development Hours (Clock Hours, CPEs, CEUs).
Model Teaching Professional Development Courses are pre-approved in many states and we provide easy approval forms to submit to your license granting authority if required.
If you are a teacher seeking license renewal and wish to verify acceptance of our Professional Development Courses, please view our PD STATE REQUIREMENTS PAGE to learn more about your state’s requirements.
Also, consider taking our UNIVERSITY-PARTNERED, ACADEMIC CREDIT COURSES to earn regionally-accredited units or credits, accepted by most states for teacher re-licensing and salary advancement.