03/10/2021 TLC-ELA Bridges to the New STAAR-Connecting Author's Purpose and Craft and Figure 19 - In a year of new TEKS, what does new instruction need? Join other educators as we examine the newest strand of Author's Purpose and Craft and discuss ways to raise the bar in ELA instruction to continually challenge all students. Register on our site.
04/13/2021 TLC-ELA Building a Culturally Responsive Classroom Library - How do I build the best classroom library? What should I consider? Join two former teachers, one literacy consultant, current librarian, and professor of library sciences as we discuss the ins and outs of book choices for all ages. Register on our site.
04/23/2021 TLC-ELA STAAR Academy: SSI-Reading Support Strategies (Grades 5 & 8) - UPDATED for new TEKS. Need new life in your reading strategies? Look no further than this STAAR Academy! Tackle the ins and outs of reading different genres while strengthening STAAR skills for many different learners. Register on our site.
12/1/2020 TLC-ELA Guided Reading Reboot (Grades 3-6) - Become both skilled and knowledgeable in the components of Guided Reading. Teachers will learn, practice, and develop the components of guided reading to best suit their classrooms. Ideal for schools and districts looking to create a core team of trainers to build and sustain an inclusive reading program grades 3-6. Register on our site.
04/28/2021 TLC-ELA Harris County ELA Leadership Team - Coordinators and directors from across Harris County and beyond meet to discuss state issues and district concerns. All directors/coordinators are welcome to attend to help this group of professionals grow. Register on our site.
12/2/2020 TLC-ELA Creating Inquiry-Based Classrooms in ELA-The Response Strand and Critical Thinking (Grades 6-8) - Now more than ever our students are asked to consume all media critically. What does that mean for your classroom? Come spend time with other educators as we delve into the new RESPONSE strand of the ELAR TEKS and collaborate to design critical activities for our classrooms. We will explore multimodal texts and design new critical thinking pathways for our classes to create inquiry-based learners. Register on our site.
05/21/2021 TLC-ELA Better Questions, Better Classrooms (All classrooms, Grades K-12) - The key to classroom engagement is stronger questioning strategies from teachers and paraprofessionals. By changing the teacher role from lecturer to facilitator, students are given active roles in classroom learning. Work through several different techniques in your content area to challenge more independent thinking in your classroom. Participants will receive a book in this training. Register on our site.
12/8/2020 TLC-ELA Harris County ELA Leadership Team - Coordinators and directors from across Harris County and beyond meet to discuss state issues and district concerns. All directors/coordinators are welcome to attend to help this group of professionals grow. Register on our site.