Reading for Understanding: Literacy for Learning in the 21st Century

Strategic Literacy Initiative at WestEd

Apr 8, 2013 to May 6, 2013
Cost per enrollment: Free

Enrollment Closed

Full course description

In this course, we will actively explore a powerful framework, Reading Apprenticeship©—described in the book, Reading for Understanding. Through video clips, readings and practice, this course provides snapshots of a proven approach to helping readers use and master a set of powerful literacy tools that will help them enjoy and understand high-quality, complex texts in and beyond school.

This course is for:

  • Anyone interested in deepening literacy with innovative, proven strategies
  • Teachers (K-16), parents, and others supporting readers in school or at home
  • Administrators, curriculum specialists, and teacher leaders looking for literacy professional learning that will support their schools in meeting Common Core State Standards