Jennifer’s online Digital Campus course — based on her best-selling book Teaching Reading in Small Groups — offers no-nonsense strategies for targeting instruction using effective small groups. Participants learn practical ways to analyze student data and discover new ways to help readers increase their skill and independence.
If you've never taken an online course, the Heinemann Digital Campus is the perfect way to begin. Jen's course includes numerous opportunities to observe her teaching. You'll be inspired to reflect and share your insights with others. The course is an excellent way to extend your professional learning, especially if taken with a group of your colleagues, when the experience can be shared.
(Each session takes approximately an hour, with additional opportunities to read and reflect offline)
Session 1. Assess with Confidence: Uncovering Teaching Possibilities
Session 2. Gearing Up for Small-Group Instruction: Establishing Independent Reading and One-on-One Conferring
Session 3. Small Groups Support Engagement
Session 4. Strategy Lesson: Conferring with Groups of Readers
Session 5. Book Clubs and Partnerships: Teaching Comprehension and Conversation
Session 6. Management, Note-Taking, and Scheduling Yourself