As a teachers you are an expert at comprehension, so great at it, its difficult to understand when students struggle. Many resources focus on many different comprehension skills simultaneously, which doesn’t support your classroom instruction. Focus on fewer tasks that show students’ understanding, and deliberate practice leading to more effective learning.
Students need to understand what they read or they don’t learn from texts. This starts with the word meanings (vocabulary), and facilitated by reading fluency. Designed Learning is about explicit instruction to understand texts, with foundations word knowledge and fluency.
Designed Learning bases all instructional materials on evidence-based research, that has worked in other schools and can be implemented easily by teachers. These materials provide curriculum-based tasks, and ongoing assessments that provide teachers with clear information about students’ learning.
Teachers will have a deep understanding of concepts in reading and reading comprehension, based in evidence-based research and for prioritizing effective instruction for students’ learning in their classroom and using formative assessment.
This is a “Knowledge” Course - a course about essential concepts for effective teaching and learning. This first “Knowledge” Course confirms the importance of learning stages and fluency, for effective learning, for students and everyone. Teachers review how people learn, and apply this to their students’ learning needs, within and beyond language and literacy, focusing on curriculum, fluency, skill development and cognitive load. This course is for all teachers who want their students to learn more effectively and learn how to learn!
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