Virtual PD for Literacy Learning
Kelly Harmon & Associates, LLC
Available Virtual Trainings for 2020
2 hour sessions
Fostering Language & Literacy PK-2
Impactful Whole Group Literacy Learning
Whole group literacy lessons are an essential component of effective literacy instruction. In this session participants will learn 3 reasons for utilizing a whole group format and how and when to use direct and dialogic instructional formats. We will explore what research has show will maximize student learning during large group learning.
Let's Get Real in Informational Texts!
Small Group Reading: Guided & Strategic Reading
Small group instruction is critical for differentiated learning and guided practice. In this session, participants will learn 2 different formats for small group learning. We will explore the reasons for both formats and how to decide which format is best for the student learning outcome. We will look at the structure of guided and strategic reading groups and how to group students to maximize learning. We will explore the types of texts and activities used in each format and how to assess students during small group sessions to determine next steps.