Participants will learn the effective strategies to teach your students to critically think, read, write, and talk about your topics using the standards as your guide.  This course will demonstrate how to help students analyze multiple text sets to deepen understanding.

Participants will learn highly effective strategies that support critical reading and writing.  This course will demonstrate how to help students analyze multiple text sets to deepen understanding.  Participants will develop a library of resources and guides to use in their classroom to enhance student achievement.  Participants will develop an understanding of critical reading and writing across all content areas through a variety of methods and materials.  This course will explore a wide range of strategies and resources to promote critical reading. This course will encourage students’ thinking about reading to learn how to engage in the process of close reading. Students not only need to learn how to determine whether a text is worth reading, but also how to take ownership of a text’s important ideas and make deeper meaning. Participants will recognize the importance of modeling close and critical thinking and providing opportunities for students to develop reading and writing skills. Overall, the course will focus on researched based instructional strategies that focused on teaching critical reading and writing across all content areas.

Important Information:

-Credit is offered through CSU-Pueblo/Colorado State University-Pueblo.

-Please allow 5-7 business days after you fill out the online registration form before receiving your PID# and information about logging on to your student account to view your transcripts.

-Please allow 2-3 business days after your grade is submitted to CSU-Pueblo for it to post on your transcript.

-Paper and Electronic Official Transcripts are available for order. $10 for electronic, $12 for paper. Electronic are available in approximately 48 hours, for paper copies please allow 7-10 business days for arrival.

credit type

3 Graduate Credits

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Fall (September 16-December 21), Spring (January 2-May 1), Summer (May 16 – September 1)

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