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Turning the Page: Inspiring Passionate, Critical Readers is a Course

Turning the Page: Inspiring Passionate, Critical Readers

Dec 22, 2023 - Jan 8, 2024
30 credits

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Full course description

Are you frustrated with students who don’t know the joy of reading?  Do you have students who get bored easily when it comes to reading, or merely skim for the main idea?  If so, it’s time to incorporate new teaching strategies that will foster a love for reading that will reap many benefits.  Your students will become critical thinkers.  They will be able to read with more stamina and confidence.  They will be able to synthesize and apply the information they read, and they will enjoy doing it.  This course provides classroom routines, resources and easily adaptable strategies that will help your students find success in an interconnected and ever-changing world.  This standards-aligned course is suitable for 4th through 12th grade teachers across all disciplines.  This activity is aligned with the Common Core State Standards, the ACT College and Career Readiness Standards and the CPS Framework for Teaching Components:  1c, 1d and 2b.

Sign up for the course at the above link. Several days prior to the start of the course, participants receive an email with instructions for accessing the course. A week’s material is posted at the start of each week.  Participants are expected to read content and review various resources, write replies/answer questions, share experiences, and engage in discussions with the course facilitator and other participants.  None of the assignments are completed in "real-time;" you can work at the times that best suit your own schedule.  
Course Dates: 12/22/2023 - 1/7/2024
Time: Any time!  24/7 on your schedule
Coupon: Use the code CTUF25 on the Teacher’s Teacher website for $25 off classes! Or if you register for 3 classes at the same time, use the code CTUF100 for $100 off 3 classes.
In order to receive any credit, participants must be in attendance for the entire offering.
No refunds will be issued unless the offering is canceled by CTUF Quest Center.