Disregard the event date as this course is open for enrollment year-round.
Featuring footage from ND classrooms highlighting implementation exemplars and includes the following content: Introduction to SOR, Systematic, Explicit Instruction, the 5 Big Ideas of Reading, and Data-Informed Decisions (MTSS). Intermittent checks for understanding support participants in knowledge acquisition.
AUDIENCE: K-3 Educators who do not teach reading directly (Art, PE, Library, Music, etc.)
COURSE COMPLETION: 2 hours
COST: FREE for North Dakota educators
Recent legislation places an emphasis on student literacy in the early grades. House Bill 1388 states that “…each teacher who teaches kindergarten through grade three at a school district or nonpublic school and each principal of a public or nonpublic school with kindergarten through grade three shall attend teacher-approved, professional development training that includes topics focused on:
Uses systematic, direct instruction for students in kindergarten through grade three to ensure students obtain necessary early reading skills”
Content area specialists are uniquely positioned to contribute to a student’s literacy outcomes. This course will affirm the value of music educators, physical education educators, library media specialists, school counselors and other educators who don’t teach reading directly of their importance in a student learning to read. In addition, the course will cover the requirements in HB 1388.
Module 1: Overview of HB 1388 and the Science of Reading
Module 2: Foundational Skills - Phonemic Awareness and Phonics
Module 3: Vocabulary and Background Knowledge
Module 4: Fluency and Comprehension
This course was created to meet the needs of educators who do not teach reading directly to meet the requirements of HB 1388.
FREE to North Dakota educators thanks to supported funding from the N.D. Department of Public Instruction.
Course is open for enrollment year-round.