Courses

Reading in the content areas is extremely important. In this module, we will work on developing the essential knowledge and skills needed to facilitate vocabulary teaching and learning in content areas (math, science, social studies, physical education and health). The module will help participants learn strategies to help students in K-12 grades succeed in vocabulary learning and develop the ability to design and implement appropriate content area vocabulary instruction. Participants will be asked to create content area related vocabulary lesson plans that they can use in their classrooms.


February 6-28, 2020, Online Class, ECU
March 6-31, 2020, Online Class, ECU
April 6-30, 2020, Online Class, ECU
May 6-31, 2020, Online Class, ECU
June 6-30, 2020, Online Class, ECU
July 6-31, 2020, Online Class, ECU
August 6-31, 2020, Online Class, ECU
September 6-30, 2020, Online Class, ECU
October 6-31, 2020, Online Class, ECU
November 6-30, 2020, Online Class, ECU
December 6-31, 2020, Online Class, ECU
Participants will explore how Purposeful Annotation can enhance reading comprehension and critical thinking skills. Participants will learn what Purposeful Annotation is, why it is an important strategy to provide for all students, and how you can incorporate this best practice in your classroom.


February 6-28, 2020, Online Class, ECU
March 6-31, 2020, Online Class, ECU
April 6-30, 2020, Online Class, ECU
May 6-31, 2020, Online Class, ECU
June 6-30, 2020, Online Class, ECU
July 6-31, 2020, Online Class, ECU
August 6-31, 2020, Online Class, ECU
September 6-30, 2020, Online Class, ECU
October 6-31, 2020, Online Class, ECU
November 6-30, 2020, Online Class, ECU
December 6-31, 2020, Online Class, ECU
Participants will explore what fluency is and how it impacts reading proficiency. They will learn the true definition of fluency and the criteria that defines a fluent reader, the developmental stages of a fluent reader, and how to develop and foster fluency in reading. Participants will also learn different ways that fluency can be assessed and methods that can be used for teaching for fluency and practicing fluency. Participants will have the opportunity to observe videos and explore websites with lesson ideas that they can use in their own classroom.


February 6-28, 2020, Online Class, ECU
March 6-31, 2020, Online Class, ECU
April 6-30, 2020, Online Class, ECU
May 6-31, 2020, Online Class, ECU
June 6-30, 2020, Online Class, ECU
July 6-31, 2020, Online Class, ECU
August 6-31, 2020, Online Class, ECU
September 6-30, 2020, Online Class, ECU
October 6-31, 2020, Online Class, ECU
November 6-30, 2020, Online Class, ECU
December 6-31, 2020, Online Class, ECU
This online, asynchronous, modular course is designed to be completed in 8 weeks. Each week students will view a mini-lecture, read pertinent professional materials, engage in a related activity, and then take a quiz. Students will learn literacy related content including: the development of reading skills, methods used to support literacy learning in a variety of classroom settings, materials used in teaching literacy, strategies for understanding and instruction, and assessments to inform literacy instruction.


February 9, 2020 to April 4, 2020, Online Class, ECU
Are you interested in learning more about the DLCs for administrators? This module will discuss how to implement technology into your School Improvement Plans, Professional Growth Plans and assess classroom teachers use, implementation and integration of the Digital Learning Competencies for Teachers.


February 6-28, 2020, Online Class, ECU
March 6-31, 2020, Online Class, ECU
April 6-30, 2020, Online Class, ECU
May 6-31, 2020, Online Class, ECU
June 6-30, 2020, Online Class, ECU
July 6-31, 2020, Online Class, ECU
August 6-31, 2020, Online Class, ECU
September 6-30, 2020, Online Class, ECU
October 6-31, 2020, Online Class, ECU
November 6-30, 2020, Online Class, ECU
December 6-31, 2020, Online Class, ECU
This module will help novice technology users understand the Digital Learning Competencies from the NC Department of Public Instruction requirements for in-service teachers. Activities will provide participants with the skills necessary to identify and utilize resources to integrate appropriate technologies into their professional duties.


February 6-28, 2020, Online Class, ECU
March 6-31, 2020, Online Class, ECU
April 6-30, 2020, Online Class, ECU
May 6-31, 2020, Online Class, ECU
June 6-30, 2020, Online Class, ECU
July 6-31, 2020, Online Class, ECU
August 6-31, 2020, Online Class, ECU
September 6-30, 2020, Online Class, ECU
October 6-31, 2020, Online Class, ECU
November 6-30, 2020, Online Class, ECU
December 6-31, 2020, Online Class, ECU