Course Detail: COE114 - Beyond the Bookshelf: I Have Diverse Books, Now What?

Course Overview
This module is designed to increase your expertise and comfort in using quality diverse texts for students in K-12 classrooms. Participants will build on the knowledge from the "What's On Your Shelf?" module to go deeper into what it means to build culturally responsive communities within our classrooms using diverse texts. This module will help participants to build on their students' funds of knowledge, create lessons that affirm and validate all students' identities while integrating teaching standards. Participants will also explore the role of writing in response to texts and using writing and texts to connect to the lived experiences of students. Each lesson contains a plethora of resources: articles, videos, and web content to help you gain a deeper understanding of how to use diverse literature in your classroom.

Technology Requirements
  • - The ability to send and receive email with and without attachments
  • - Ability to use a word processing program such as Microsoft Word
  • - Access to a strong and stable internet connection
  • - Ability to view video clips from YouTube and other video streaming website.
10 contact hours or 1.0 CEU

Registration Deadlines
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December 6 November 30

Note: Prior to the 6th of each month registrants should look for emails from ECU Canvas which will include login instructions and a link to the online classroom, Canvas. 

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