Literacy in a Virtual Setting
Leverage online tools to create literacy-focused assignments that build critical literacy skills in any content area — and any setting. Join us to model, demo and explore apps and tools and take home a discipline-specific instructional planning framework you can use right away.
- Session 1 (September 25): Creating Literacy-Based Assignments in a Blended Instructional World. Explore digital tools that help build a culture of literacy across all subjects and grade levels. Partner with peers to use an instructional framework that cultivates students’ reading, writing and speaking skills in online, blended and hybrid settings.
- Session 2 October 9): Moving Students from Literacy-Based Assignments to Authentic Written Products. Harness digital tools that motivate students to read, write, listen and speak. We’ll share literacy strategies that empower students to complete literacy-based assignments in online, blended and hybrid settings.
- Session 3 (October 16): Assessing the Products of Literacy-Based Assignments. Explore the essential elements of assessments that promote student reflection and growth. Gain strategies for assessing completed products online and providing meaningful feedback that encourages students to reflect on the process.
Dates and Times: Each workshop meets three times – see the table above. Each workshop session is 2.5 hours plus an additional 30 minutes for peer collaboration or one-on-one support from SREB staff.
Location: All sessions meet on a secure Zoom platform. Participants will receive a login and password prior to the event from workshop organizers.