This informative webcast series with companion materials
focuses on instructional strategies to support classroom instruction.
These real-world video clips feature Ohio teachers
using different literacy-enhancing techniques to foster student learning and
engagement in their classrooms.
Resources highlight key reading
strategies used by proficient readers and offer suggestions for teaching these
strategies throughout the reading process and across the curriculum.
These professional development modules use selected
articles from archived issues of Adolescent Literacy In Perspective to promote
meaningful discussion around key literacy topics. The modules are designed to be
used in two-hour sessions, which include time for teachers to read and discuss the
Maximizing instruction in the ways students learn best will
optimize their learning and enhance overall achievement. This section explains differentiated
instruction as a best practice in maximizing instruction, provides examples of differentiated
lessons, and suggests resources for further professional development.
Sample units of instruction promote literacy and
meet academic standards in English language arts (and other content areas, as
applicable), using timely and relevant lesson topics to enhance student engagement