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Leading for Literacy: A Reading Apprenticeship Approach

Recorded on March 08, 2017

Is your school, district, or community college struggling to make a real difference in students’ academic engagement and achievement? Are you and your colleagues trying to scale up a promising evidence-based innovation without “reform overload?”

In this archived webinar, participants learn how a broadly applicable literacy approach can help tackle these challenges. Participants will explore key issues that can spell success or failure for scaling up evidence-based interventions like Reading Apprenticeship.

The Reading Apprenticeship framework, based on more than 20 years of experience researching and learning what works in literacy education, illustrates the value of integrating a social-emotional learning approach for students with the same approach to teachers’ professional learning. When affective and academic development are linked, deep changes in teachers’ practice and students’ engagement and achievement result.

 Who Will Benefit

  • School, district, and community college administrators, teachers, teacher educators

What You Will Learn 

  • How Reading Apprenticeship changes classroom conversations, and student and teacher identities
  • How reading is evidence-based for teacher practice and student outcomes
  • Inquiry-focused professional learning on site
  • Ideas from Leading for Literacy: A Reading Apprenticeship Approach about teacher leaders “leading from practice”
  • Where and how to start
  • Challenges and ideas for deep change in classroom practice
  • Challenges and ideas for sustainability

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Webinar Presenter(s):

Alicia Ross Blue Ridge Middle/High School

Materials from the Webinar