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Renaissance Expeditionary Magnet School: Moving Readers Forward September 29 - December 15, 2021

Ended Dec 16, 2021

Full course description

Course Description

  • In this self-paced course, participants will have an opportunity to learn research-based best practices to help move readers forward at the intermediate and secondary levels. This course is designed to be taken over a length of time.  Participants will learn, apply, reflect on data, and adjust.
  • Type of Course: Self Paced
  • Lead Learner (Facilitator): Rachel Brown
  • Credit(s) and Type: Variable per pathway
  • The DCSD course Moving Readers Forward is designed to provide information about The Science of Reading to teachers in intermediate grades and higher.
  •  Its purpose is not to meet the READ ACT PD 45 hour expectations and it does not qualify to meet this expectation.
  • Please be sure you refer to this document (Links to an external site.) - CDE has created approved options and courses to meet the READ ACT PD hours.

Target Audience

  • Teachers, Leaders, EAs, etc
  • Open to Substitute Teachers = Yes
  • Open to Student Teachers = Yes
  • Open to Charter School Staff = Yes

Timeline Overview

  • Start date of course content: September 29, 2021
  • End date of course content: December 15, 2021


Here are the outcomes for the course (what participants will walk away with from the course).

  • Understand how science of reading applies to intermediate and secondary students
  • Build research-based instructional practices in your classroom that support struggling readers
  • Monitor impact of practices and adjust as needed.