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Academic Conversations: Leveraging Oracy for Academic Growth April 2023 5.09A, 5.09B, 5.10A, 5.11A, 5.11B, 5.12A, 5.12B

Ended Apr 29, 2023

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Course Description

**This is a blended course with required attendance on April 6 at 4:30 - 7:30 PM at the Lone Tree Library Event Hall and a Google Meet on April 27 at 4:30 - 6:30 PM. Self-paced work will occur between 4/6 and 4/27. **

  • This course will allow participants to explore, create, and implement components of academic conversations. Participants will: evaluate their school’s current integration of academic conversations; identify and implement academic conversation protocols and strategies into the classroom; and evaluate the effectiveness of the academic conversations OR create a plan for school level implementation of academic conversation protocols and strategies. This course will meet twice in person with individual work completed between sessions.
  • Lead Learner (Facilitator): Becky Corr
  • Credit(s) and Type: 8 Hours Re-licensure | English Language Development (ELD)
  • Note:  This course has been designed to count toward the State 45 hours of ELD re-licensure requirement.


Target Audience

  • Certified Staff
  • Open to Substitute Teachers = Yes
  • Open to Student Teachers = Yes
  • Open to Charter School Staff = Yes 
    • Charter Certified


Date, Time, and Location

  • April 6, 2023 4:30 -7:30 PM at Lone Tree Library Event Hall
    • 10055 Library Wy, Lone Tree, 80124
  • April 27, 2023: 4:30 - 6:30 PM via Google Meet

Self-paced work will occur between 4/6 and 4/27


Course Outcomes

Here are the outcomes for the course:

  • Participants will be able to implement protocols that maximize oracy for multilingual learners.
  • Participants will implement and reflect on a lesson plan that intentionally incorporates protocols that promote oracy.