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Disciplinary Literacy: ELA and Social Studies Text Complexity and Text-Dependent Questions - Grades 4-8 Part One

Dr. Diane Lapp and Dr. Kelly Johnson from San Diego State University demonstrate and discuss practices of disciplinary literacy. They explain how disciplinary literacy relates to the Common Core State Standards and close reading, selecting complex texts for close reading, and questioning students to promote deeper reading. The six shifts from the Common Core State Standards and their importance are discussed and different approaches to reading and writing are shared. Dr. Lapp and Dr. Johnson discuss the distribution of text types in the fourth, eighth, and twelfth grades, and how the Common Core State Standards are organized to show an increase in the use of informational text as students advance through school. This presentation was taped at AETN studios in Conway, Arkansas on June 16, 2014.

CID: DLB15011
Subject Area:
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Credit Hours: 4.5


Disciplinary Literacy: ELA and Social Studies Text Complexity and Text-Dependent Questions - Grades 4-8 Part Two

Dr. Diane Lapp and Dr. Kelly Johnson of San Diego State University summarize the ten anchor standards, demonstrate the process of creating a close reading, and discuss the purpose of choosing short passages, complex text, limited front-loading, repeat readings, and annotating texts. Details are given on the process of annotating texts including indicating major points, unknown keywords, and questions about the text. This presentation was taped at AETN in Conway, Arkansas on June 16, 2014.

CID: DLB15012
Subject Area:
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Credit Hours: 5


Disciplinary Literacy: Questioning for Close Reading of Complex Science and Technical Texts - Grades 4-8

Doug Buehl, teacher, author, and national literacy consultant, addresses Common Core Reading Standard Ten, which focuses on range of reading and text complexity for students at the end of fifth and eighth grade. Targeting educators of students in grades four through eight, Mr. Buehl shares strategies useful for students to become readers in order to access information. The taping of this presentation took place on June 24, 2014 at the AETN studios in Conway, Arkansas.

CID: DLB15013
Subject Area:
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Credit Hours: 3


Disciplinary Literacy: Questioning for Close Reading of Complex Science and Technical Texts - Grades 7-12

Questioning for the close reading of complex texts is a fundamental component of the tenth literacy standard in the Common Core State Standards, Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity. Targeting educators of students in grades seven through twelve, teacher, author, and renowned literacy consultant Doug Buehl addresses the need for teaching strategies that emphasize mentoring students in the questioning and close reading of several varieties of complex texts: science and technical texts, social studies texts, and both informational and literary English Language Arts texts. This presentation was recorded on June 24, 2014 at the AETN studios in Conway, Arkansas.

CID: DLB15014
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Credit Hours: 4


Developmental Dyslexia: An Overview

Dr. Timothy N. Odegard, Director of Research and Evaluation at Wilson Language Training, presents the biological factors of dyslexia and explains its neurological origin. Dr. Odegard reviews the screening process required by Arkansas Act 1294 and explains the types of specific reading disabilities: phonological deficit, orthographic processing deficit, and comprehension deficit. He discusses the importance of the core reading skills and how they work together towards the ultimate goal of reading comprehension. Finally, he explains effective Response to Intervention implementation. This presentation was taped during the ALTA Arkansas Regional Conference on October 4, 2014 at AETN in Conway, Arkansas.

CID: DYC15018
Subject Area:
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Credit Hours: 2.5


School-Based Identification of Students with Characteristics of Dyslexia

This course focuses on the implementation of Act 1294 and school-based identification of students with characteristics of dyslexia in Arkansas. Led by Vicki King, Dyslexia Specialist for the Arkansas Department of Education, this course will cover a review of the current definition of dyslexia, the core principles of dyslexia identification, case studies, and step-by-step procedures for analyzing evaluations.

Designed for Arkansas educators who are new to the process of identifying students with characteristics of dyslexia for placement in dyslexia therapy programs, this course will prepare educators to be informed members of the school-based teams making decisions regarding students' needs for interventions, services, and accommodations.

This course was taped on January 29, 2015 at the AETN studios in Conway, Arkansas.

CID: DYC15034
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Credit Hours: 2


Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act

This course focuses on Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and how it ties into Act 1294. Led by Courtney Salas-Ford, Attorney for the Arkansas Department of Education, this course breaks down the law to identify who is protected, the process for evaluation, and accommodations and services available to those who qualify. Ms. Salas-Ford also examines the key differences between Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), with respect to their purpose and eligibility criteria. 

This course was taped on January 29, 2015 at the AETN studios in Conway, Arkansas.

CID: DYC15085
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Credit Hours: 1


An Overview of Developmental Dyslexia and Specific Reading Disability

Dr. Timothy N. Odegard presents the biological factors of dyslexia and explains its neurological origin. Dr. Odegard reviews what happens in the brain of a dyslexic individual and discusses the act of reading language as a process related to, but fundamentally distinct from, hearing language. He explains types of specific reading disabilities: phonological deficit, orthographic processing deficit, and comprehension deficit. He discusses the importance of the core reading skills and how they work together towards the ultimate goal of reading comprehension. Finally, he explains effective Response to Intervention/Instruction implementation and assessment for dyslexic students.

This course was recorded at the Arkansas Dyslexia Conference in Hot Springs, Arkansas on March 7, 2016. 

CID: DYC16067
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Credit Hours: 1.5


Implementing ELA Standards Even When You're Not an English Teacher

Implementing the English Language Arts Standards is now the responsibility of all teachers, in every content area. Dr. Sharon Faber explains how the ELA standards relate to all content areas and what students must know and do as teachers implement the four ELA strands across the curriculum. She explains what the ELA standards will require of teachers in all content areas and provides specific strategies that teachers can use to implement them in the classroom. 

This course with Dr. Sharon Faber was recorded on May 5, 2014 during the AAMLE Conference held at the Hot Springs Convention Center.

CID: ELB14058
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Credit Hours: 1


Close Reading and Text-Dependent Questions - How Do I Do Them in My Classroom?

One of the most significant shifts in the English Language Arts standards is that students should be able to read increasingly difficult texts proficiently and independently. In this course, Dr. Sharon Faber explains how the strategy of close reading can help students achieve this goal in any discipline. Dr. Faber focuses on what close reading entails and how text-dependent questions relate to close reading. The audience is given specific strategies and practical applications for close reading in the classroom, including step-by-step instructions for implementation.

This course with Dr. Sharon Faber was recorded on May 6, 2014, at the AAMLE Conference at the Hot Springs Convention Center in Hot Springs, Arkansas.

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Credit Hours: 1