This strand focuses on implementing research-based reading practices across all content areas and grade levels to promote a schoolwide approach to disciplinary literacy. Participants will learn how to approach reading as a content expert, empowering student inquiry through reading in their specific content area. Intentionally integrating academic thinking skills and the gradual release of responsibility model into the reading process ensures all students have the college and career readiness skills necessary for thriving for thriving in the 21st century. This strand is ideal for educators who want to increase the level of academic rigor and discourse in their classrooms through literacy and the implementation of technology to further student learning.
Participants must bring a device, power cord, and earbuds/headphones with them to the strand. If a district-issued device is being used, be sure to log in to the device on the district network before attending. Device software and web browser need to up to date.
- Acceptable devices include laptops, Chromebooks, Surface devices, iPads, and iPad Pros.
- Unacceptable devices include mini iPads, Kindle or Galaxy tablets, and smartphones.
Prerequisites: AVID Elective teachers: Successful completion of AVID Summer Institute Implementation strand (either High School or Middle School), Tutorology strand or equivalent training in 2012 Tutorology materials, and Advancing the AVID Elective: Middle School and High School strand; Subject-area teachers: no prerequisite
Curriculum: AVID Reading for Disciplinary Literacy: A Schoolwide Approach
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