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Academic Conversations: Leveraging Oracy for Academic Growth Spring 2024 (5.09A, 5.09B, 5.10A, 5.11A, 5.11B, 5.12A, 5.12B)

Ended Apr 26, 2024

Spots remaining: 15

Full course description

Course Description

**IMPORTANT- PLEASE READ: This is a blended course. Course attendance on 3/27/24 at the Legacy Campus (10035 S. Peoria St. Lone Tree) is required. Following the in-person session, the remaining work will be completed in Canvas.**

  • 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. 
  • Lead Learner (Facilitator): Becky Corr | Cindy Kreek | Kara Schultz
  • 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

  • March 27, 2024 at Legacy Campus
    • 10035 S. Peoria St. Lone Tree

Self-paced work will occur after 3/27


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.