02/2/2021 TLC-ELA Creating Inquiry-Based Classrooms in ELA-The Response Strand and Critical Thinking (Grades 3-5) - 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.
02/4/2021 TLC-ELA Build Your Stack (TM)-#Disrupttexts and Trish Ebarvia and Julia Torres - Build Your Stack-Partnership with NCTE-Join literacy leaders Trish Ebarvia and Julia Torres and they work through a series of book talks that highlight their work with #disrupttexts.
12/9/2020 TLC-ELA STAAR Academy: EOC Essay Success (Grades 9-12) - English 1 and English 2 students need several strategies for End of Course writing success. Teachers will leave with multiple plans and strategies to use for student engagement, and will examine state results and trends in both writing and scoring.
01/12/2021 TLC-ELA Creating Inquiry-Based Classrooms in ELA-The Response Strand and Critical Thinking (Grades 9-12) - 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.
01/15/2021 TLC-ELA Build Your Stack: Elementary Author on Zoom - Build Your Stack-Partnership with NCTE--TBD.
01/1/2021 TLC-ELA Bridges to the New STAAR-STAAR Academy-Grade 4 Writing Strategies & Mentor Texts - Growing 4th grade writers takes time and work in both reading and writing. Students need to imitate and practice with mentor texts to start using these structures in their own writing. This STAAR Academy will provide not only calibration sets of the latest released essays, but will also take teachers through different engagement activities to create a life-long writer. Teachers will leave with multiple strategies to use for student success. Teachers will also examine state results and trends in both writing and scoring.
01/27/2021 TLC-ELA Bridges to the New STAAR-STAAR Academy-Grade 7 Writing Strategies & Mentor Texts - Teaching students with published models and mentor texts not only strengthens reading skills but develops real writers in grade 7. Participants will learn how to use mentor texts to bridge reading and writing workshop more effectively for multiple learning styles. Teachers will walk away with multiple lessons and texts to build a stronger writer in their classrooms.