Transforming Our Teaching Through Reading to Understand by Regie Routman - Heinemann Publishing
Transforming Our Teaching Through Reading to Understand

Transforming Our Teaching Through Reading to Understand

This is an online course on Heinemann's Digital Campus. Course access is 365 days from the date of purchase. Learn more about On-Demand Courses on the Digital Campus.

Foster Reading for Enjoyment, Meaning, and Learning

As students become self-directed, they learn to select appropriate texts, problem solve, self-correct, and set realistic reading goals. This mini-course helps you guide students toward becoming independent readers who love and understand what they read. Join master teacher and best-selling author Regie Routman, in this video-rich course as Regie demonstrates her effective teaching...

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This is an online course on Heinemann's Digital Campus. Course access is 365 days from the date of purchase. Learn more about On-Demand Courses on the Digital Campus.

Foster Reading for Enjoyment, Meaning, and Learning

As students become self-directed, they learn to select appropriate texts, problem solve, self-correct, and set realistic reading goals. This mini-course helps you guide students toward becoming independent readers who love and understand what they read. Join master teacher and best-selling author Regie Routman, in this video-rich course as Regie demonstrates her effective teaching methods – including informal reading conferences – in diverse, authentic classroom settings and provides insightful voice-over observations and analysis. You will also observe how two teachers organize their own library/collection of books, to ensure that their students become striving and engaged readers. Regie's intimate knowledge of teaching and learning, down-to-earth style, and dedication to all childrens' success make her one of the most vibrant and respected names in literacy education today. Join her in this online mini-course and gain time-tested reading instruction strategies and practical knowledge to apply right away in your daily classroom teaching.

Course Objectives

  • Learn how to support your students and set up an environment that fosters reading for enjoyment, meaning, and learning
  • Observe the shared demonstration –the “we do it” phase of the Optimal Learning Model in order to guide all students’ book selection before handing over the reading responsibility to them
  • Reflect on how an informal reading conference can be used to celebrate the benefits of choosing a just-right book
  • Internalize the idea that the purpose of all reading instruction is for students to become independent, joyful, comprehending readers, who monitor and self-direct their own reading
  • Discover how to stay current with each student’s reading likes, dislikes, strengths, and needs for reading instruction

Session Titles

Session 1: Knowing Yourself as a Reader

Session 2: Helping Students Choose Just-Right Books

Session 3: Checking Students’ Understanding Through Informal Reading Conferences

Session 4: Using an Informal Reading Conference to Change a Child’s Life


Credit/CEUs:

On completion of this course, you will be awarded a certificate for 5 contact hours, or .5 CEUs.

This is a four-session On-Demand Mini-Course. You can also consider enrolling in Regie Routman’s Single-Session Course Transforming Our Teaching Through Reading-Writing Connections, Grades K-1.