Literacy Centers

Grades 3-6: Meaningful Independent Literacy Centers and Activities to Keep Students Learning While You Teach Reading Groups
This online course takes viewers inside three schools where intermediate students are actively engaged in a wide variety of independent literacy-building activities as part of a comprehensive approach to literacy instruction. Far from "busy work," meaningful centers and assignments are ideally suited to learners in grades three through six.

Grades K-2: Word Work Strategies that Strengthen Students' Reading Development
Word work is a vital component of a primary literacy program. Focusing children’s attention on words and word parts helps young students develop strategies that strengthen their reading development. In this On Demand, video-based online course, you'll see how to introduce, demonstrate and practice simple key word solving strategies that are highly effective at moving young children from understanding concepts about words to becoming independent readers who use word solving strategies as tools.

Grades K-3: Maximizing the Benefits of Literacy Centers: Meaningful Activities that Boost Reading and Writing
In this course, you will see a wealth of activities and ideas "in action" within K-3 classrooms. Literacy center expert Linda Holliman explains and demonstrates practical ways to manage center work and greatly increase the value of students' independent literacy time.

Grades K-3: Using Literacy Centers to Strengthen Your Reading and Writing Program
This on demand, video-based course takes you inside primary classrooms where teachers are using literacy centers to reinforce reading and writing skills and concepts.

Grades Pre-K and Kindergarten: Increase All Your Students' Learning with Practical, Timesaving Work Stations
This on demand, online course is organized around video clips of a seminar by experienced teacher, national trainer and author Carolyn McMahon. You'll learn how to incorporate interactive, hands-on and minds-on lessons, practical work stations and a variety of resources in literacy and math designed to enhance the learning of young children in PreK and Kindergarten.