Common Core Standards for English Language Arts K-5
On-Line Instructor: Dr. Katie McKnight
Begin this 6-Week Online Course on any of these Start Dates:
February 19 | March 19 | April 16 | May 21, 2014
Discover the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for English language arts, and gain confidence in applying them to the K-5 classroom. This course will enable you to speak knowledgeably about the CCSS with parents, peers, and the community. And, most importantly, you’ll learn how to prepare even the youngest students for eventual college and career. You’ll explore the four English language strands (reading, writing, speaking and listening, and language), examine how teaching literature adds to your classroom, and look at the importance of a school-wide literacy plan. By the end of the course you’ll be ready to utilize the best of what’s new, keep the best of what you’ve already got, and enjoy being a great 21st-century teacher!