Interactive Read Alouds

This micro-credential provides teachers and school leaders with opportunities to learn how to maximize the impact of classroom read-alouds. By completing this micro credential you will demonstrate that you have the knowledge and skill to support your students in the development of comprehension skills, vocabulary knowledge, and understanding of literacy conventions while nurturing children's love and enjoyment of reading through the use of read alouds.

 
      

Conducting Text Discussions in
the Elementary Classroom

This micro-credential provides teachers and school leaders with opportunities to learn how to enact high quality text-based discussions so they can support students as they work through increasingly difficult texts. All of the approaches to reading comprehension endorsed by leading literacy scholars are discussion based. By completing this micro credential you will demonstrate that you have the knowledge and skill to maximize the impact of text discussions as you support students in becoming sophisticated text comprehenders.


 

"OpenLiteracy® was life changing this year. I really valued the vision of authentically teaching students how to become independent readers and writers. I feel like I have really grown in my own practice this year through taking on a different perspective of how kids learn best."

Tessa Mizokami
Second Grade Teacher, California