Academic Conversations: Leveraging Oracy for Academic Growth 5.09A, 5.09B, 5.10A, 5.11A, 5.11B, 5.12A, 5.12B October 5 - November 9, 2021

Ended Nov 11, 2021

Full course description

Course Description

  • This is an in- person course. 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 Learners (Facilitators): Becky Corr | Cindy Kreek | Terrie MacDonald
  • Credit(s) and Type: 8 Hours Relicensure | English Language Development (ELD)


Target Audience

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


Date, Time & Location

  • Dates: October 5th, 2021 and November 9th, 2021
  • Time: 4:00 - 8:00 PM
  • Location: Sky View Academy - Room TBD


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.