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Grappling with Text: Helping Secondary Teachers Support Deeper Reading in the Content Areas

Recorded on September 28, 2016

Sponsored by the Secondary Literacy Partnership. 

In this webinar, participants learn how WestEd’s Reading Apprenticeship framework helps teachers recognize their own expertise and apprentice students in reading, writing, thinking, talking, and reasoning.

Participants hear how teachers have created schoolwide change by leading from practice – helping colleagues develop the knowledge and trust to open their classrooms and delve deeply into how their practice is helping students’ literacy learning.

Additionally, participants view videos of Reading Apprenticeship teachers and students in action.

 Who Will Benefit

  • Secondary literacy educators, leadership teams, technical assistance providers supporting literacy in middle and high school

Learn how teachers can:

  • Integrate literacy and subject area learning, and what changes they and their students experience when they do
  • Engage students in metacognitive conversations that introduce them to their own intriguing reading and thinking processes
  • Work with colleagues to inquire into their practice and build ongoing professional learning communities

This webinar is part of the webinar series, Literacy for College and Career Readiness in the 21st Century, sponsored by Secondary Literacy Partnership. Members of the partnership are the California Department of Education, the Association of California School Administrators, the California Teachers Association, and the California Comprehensive Center at WestEd.

For more information about the Secondary Literacy Partnership, please review webinar archives at the SLP Vimeo Channel. and access resources at Digital Chalkboard.

Materials from the Webinar