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Professional Learning for ELA Educators

Resources 11
Last Modified June 21, 2024
Description Explore a wide variety of professional learning experiences that support making the most of our English Language Arts curriculum.
Professional Learning

Back-to-School Toolkit: Teaching Strategies and Resources for the School Year

Prepare for the coming school year as we explore teaching strategies and flexible resources designed to help you begin getting to know your students.

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Professional Learning

Exploring Borders and Belonging in Young Adult Literature

In this webinar, Malaka Gharib and Randy Ribay discussed the complexity of belonging, and the tangible and intangible borders that can shape it.

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Professional Learning

Teaching Coming of Age: Exploring Literature and Agency with #DisruptTexts Co-founder Dr. Kimberly Parker

Explore the process of choosing texts with a focus on equity and voice, as well as creating classroom spaces for exploring literature through a critical and ethical lens.

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Professional Learning

Exploring ELA Text Selection with Julia Torres

Listen to #DisruptTexts founder Julia Torres about taking a critical lens to text selection in ELA classrooms.

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Professional Learning

Culturally Responsive Texts with Dr. Sonja Cherry-Paul

In this webinar Dr. Sonja Cherry-Paul discussed the necessity of culturally responsive texts in ELA classrooms.

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Professional Learning

Coming of Age in Literature and Life: A Webinar Featuring Young Adult Author Jennifer De Leon

Explore questions of identity and belonging in literature and life and learn how you can center students' identities and experiences through literature and dialogue.

Jennifer De Leon
Professional Learning

Coming of Age: Student Perspectives on Reading, Writing, and Finding their Voice

In this webinar, Facing History, The New York Times Learning Network editor Katherine Schulten, and winners of the NYT student Coming of Age contest delivered a lively panel discussion.

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Professional Learning

Teaching Coming of Age in a Complex World

Registration for this seminar is now full. 

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Professional Learning

Teaching about Borders and Belonging: a Mini-Workshop for ELA Educators

Registration for this workshop is now full. Join us as we share our newest collection for ELA educators that highlights stories and counter-narratives that explore the complicated world of belonging. 

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Professional Learning

Coming of Age in a Complex World: A Mini-Course for ELA Educators

Explore hands-on strategies to teach coming-of-age texts and literature, centering students’ identities and lived experiences as young adults.

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Professional Learning

Teaching <em>To Kill a Mockingbird</em> Summer 2024 Online Course

This course introduces educators to Teaching Mockingbird, which incorporates civic education into an exploration of Harper Lee's novel.

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