Building Academic Vocabulary and Deep Comprehension, Grades 6-12

Topic: Reading/Literacy
Instructor: Carey Regur
Method: Online (OWRK)
Sponsor: Teach n' Kids Learn, Inc.
Center Offered: OLPD

Course Description:

What is one of the most critical indicators of students’ success in school, in life and in standardized tests? A student’s expansiveness of vocabulary, coupled with their ability to leverage it in enhancing their reading, speaking, listening, and writing abilities.

Building a strong vocabulary foundation is one of the most critical indicators of students’ success in school, in life, and in standardized tests? A student’s expansiveness of vocabulary, coupled with their ability to leverage it in enhancing their reading, speaking, listening, and writing abilities. In order to be College and Career ready, students must have a rich and varied vocabulary that can help them understand what is being said to them and what they read on a daily basis.

The focus of this course is to support teachers by helping teachers identify ways to expand student vocabulary knowledge and usage within the content area classroom in grades 6-12.

This comprehensive instructional course provides educators and administrators with proven methods for integrating Academic Vocabulary instruction into daily classroom practices, easily and efficiently.

This interactive course is designed for job-embedded learning and practical classroom application using our virtual lesson study process. This virtual lesson study environment will help facilitate the process for teachers to better incorporate the instructional practices outlined within the more rigorous State Standards, embed vocabulary instruction in ongoing instruction, and expand student vocabulary knowledge.

The following course is divided into the following modules:

  1. What is Academic Vocabulary?
  2. Text-Dependent Questions: Connecting to Vocabulary
  3. Morphology – Affixes and Root Words
  4. Effective Vocabulary Instruction for the Long-
  5. Language Building for Diverse Learners
  6. Developing Content Vocabulary and Reading Skills

ADDITIONAL NOTES: TNKL courses receive letter grades. 

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Course Location:  www.teachnkidslearn.com

HOW TO ACCESS YOUR COURSE MATERIALS

Within 1-2 business days of your Ashland registration, you will receive an email from your course content provider, Teach & Kids Learn, containing instructions on how to access your course materials. A note, their emails are sometimes forwarded to junk or spam folders. 

You'll work with TNKL, using their LMS, to complete the course, at which time, your instructor will post your final grade here to your AU transcript. You'll receive an email notification from Ashland PDS when the grade posts, with instructions on how to view and order transcripts. 

Ashland Professional Development: pds@ashland.edu

Cost: $600
Timespan of Course:
September 1, 2023 to August 31, 2024
Contact E-mail: PD@TeachnKidsLearn.com

Meeting Times

  • Location of Meeting: 
    Online at: www.teachnkidslearn.com

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Course Number: EDU*6130*M7
Academic Term: 24/GW
Academic Level: GW
Semester Hours: 3.00
Subject: EDU