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What's new for 2016-2017?
NEW in Online Resources
Teaching Sentence Skills
We have added three new resources to the Teaching Sentence Skills series:
- Teaching Dialogue in Context
- Teaching Active and Passive Verbs in Context
- Writing a Series
Online Texas Adolescent Literacy Academies
The Online Texas Adolescent Literacy Academies (OTALA) Tiers I, II & III are now available for credit. Teachers have the opportunity to receive professional development and CPE units in scientifically based reading instruction (SBRI) for adolescents. The Academies help teachers to design appropriate instruction for all students, including those who are struggling with reading due to limited English proficiency, learning disabilities, dyslexia, and other risk factors for reading difficulties.
Jeff Anderson Presents
As part of the 2016 Write for Texas Summer Institutes, nationally recognized writing expert, Jeff Anderson, presented a professional development session focused on strategies to integrate writing across the curriculum. The interactive session featured an easy-to-implement classroom activity to enhance student writing and is available on the Write for Texas Events page.
More Write for Texas Online Resources
- Using Reading and Writing to Support Learning
- Teaching Expository and Persuasive Texts
- Teaching Personal Narrative Texts
- Teaching Revising and Editing Skills
- Teaching Sentence Skills