TRAINING

Disciplinary Literacy

Apprenticing students
as readers, writers, and thinkers
in the disciplines

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Course Details

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Start Date

Anytime

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Course Type

Online, self-paced

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Prerequisites

None

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Duration

10 Hours

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Cost

$125

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Credit

Professional certificate, non-degree

Disciplinary Literacy


Apprenticing students as readers, writers, and thinkers in the disciplines

Disciplinary literacy instruction—teaching your students to become proficient readers of various disciplines—has quickly become a hot topic among high school educators. Disciplinary literacy has gained traction as an educational priority since it has the potential to better support students’ literacy and increase their access to deeper content knowledge. It aids them in becoming college and career ready.

Covering the latest findings and recommendations from working educators in the field of disciplinary literacy, participants in this course will uncover the tools, knowledge, and strategies needed to successfully develop students' reading and writing capabilities in different disciplines. By the end of this course, you will have a detailed understanding of how to create lesson plans that help your students think critically within your specific subject and discipline, leading to improved student learning outcomes within your classroom.

Developed by Teach Away in partnership with leading education experts from the University of Michigan, this course is recommended for teachers across all subjects and disciplines in grades 9 - 12.

Why Take This Course?

Real content. Best Practices. Expertise.

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    Practical takeaways
    Access disciplinary literacy centered lesson plans and activities that you can start using in your classroom tomorrow.
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    Strengthen student outcomes
    Promote better student outcomes by learning from the experiences of other teachers in the field of disciplinary literacy.
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    Access world-class training
    Gain insight from top disciplinary literacy experts at the University of Michigan's School of Education—one of the top-15 ranked schools of education in the US.

TOOLS, KNOWLEDGE, & STRATEGIES

This course is recommended for teachers across all subject and disciplines in grades 9 - 12.

Course Curriculum

Course Instructors

Elizabeth Birr Moje

Elizabeth Birr Moje

Dean, School of Education at the University of Michigan

Elizabeth Birr Moje is Dean, George Herbert Mead Collegiate Professor of Education and an Arthur F Thurnau Professor in the School of Education at the University of Michigan. She also serves as a faculty associate in the university’s Institute for Social Research, in Latino/a Studies, and in the Joint Program in English and Education. Prior to becoming dean, Moje was associate dean for research and community engagement for the School of Education for six years and a faculty member for 20 years. A former high school history and biology teacher, Moje’s research examines young people’s navigations of culture, identity, and literacy learning in and out of school in Detroit, Michigan. She has long-standing relationships with schools and youth organizations in the city with which she partners on public scholarship initiatives.

Darin Stockdill

Darin Stockdill

Instructional and Program Design Coordinator, Center for Education Design, Evaluation, and Research (CEDER) at the University of Michigan

Darin Stockdill is the Design Coordinator for the University of Michigan’s Center for Education Design, Evaluation, and Research (CEDER) and is responsible for managing the instructional and program design projects of CEDER. Before joining the staff of CEDER, Darin was the Content Area Literacy Consultant for the Oakland (Michigan) Schools ISD for four years. Prior to this, he was a graduate student in Education at Michigan, teaching content area literacy methods courses to pre-service teachers and researching adolescent literacy. Before graduate study, Darin was a classroom social studies and English teacher in Detroit for 10 years, working with both middle and high school students. His academic interests revolve around the connections between problem-based instruction and education for social justice, as well as the intersections of youth literacy practices and disciplinary literacies.

Enroll in Disciplinary Literacy

This course is recommended for teachers across all subject and disciplines in grades 9 - 12.

FORTEACHERS

$125

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Earn a certificate of completion from the University of Michigan School of Education
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