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Continuing Education

Pathways to Best Practice Using the Common Core

Date: 8:30am PDT August 11 Location: York Graduate Center, Room 116

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    Jennifer Burkart, M.Ed.

York Graduate Center, Room 116

This course offers teachers time to explore and further their understanding of the Common Core standards as well as the instructional shifts toward best practice teaching. 

Participants will explore strategies for how to engage students in close reading of texts and subsequent meaningful conversations with peers. 

Course content will prepare teachers with strategies for maintaining a student-centered classroom, while infusing the Common Core shifts into classroom practice.

Participants will also learn to design lesson plans that actively engage students and effectively utilize the framing offered through Common Core. 

Course Details & Registration

Dates: Monday-Tuesday, August 11-12, 2014

Time: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Instructors: Jennifer Burkart, M.Ed. 

Continuing education credit: CEED 866, 1 semester hour, $350

Continuing education credit registration form (PDF)

Noncredit: $250, includes 15 CEUs or PDUs

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About the Instructor

Jennifer Burkart, M.Ed. is currently an Instructional Specialist in the Beaverton Public School District as well as an adjunct professor for both the Reading Endorsement and Special Education programs at Lewis & Clark College. In her work, she coordinates curriculum, develops and monitors assessment practices, coaches educators in best practices for classroom instruction, delivers staff development and specializes in designing individual reading interventions as well as school-wide action plans for our most tangled readers and writers.

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