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Access expert implementation support when and where you need it, at your own pace. Online courses can supplement coaching or stand alone to guide educators throughout adoption of the curriculum. Each course is developed by EL Education’s curriculum and implementation experts with extensive experience in diverse classrooms. 

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Users are granted access for one academic year and are encouraged to utilize the resources and tools included in each course at critical stages of their curriculum implementation.

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Online Course Catalog

Course 1: Introduction to the EL Education K-5 Language Arts Curriculum and Materials

  • Essential for educators new to the EL Education K-5 Language Arts Curriculum.
  • Orients users to teacher and student curricular and supporting materials.
  • Builds an understanding of how the EL Education K-5 Language Arts Curriculum meets the needs of diverse learners.

Course 2: Preparing to Teach the EL Education K-5 Language Arts Curriculum

  • Utilizes tools and techniques from our expert field staff to support teachers in preparing to deliver K-5 Module Lesson, K-2 Labs, and 3-5 ALL Block instruction
  • Walks users through processes and templates for unpacking and personalizing lesson plans

Course 3: Support for the EL Education K-2 Curriculum Reading Foundations Skills Block

  • Orients users to the structure, purpose, and research base of the curriculum as well as resources and materials needed for planning
  • Builds an understanding of how to  implement K-2 curriculum assessments and utilize results
  • Includes optional access to a suite of online professional learning resources on the basics of phonics and phonics instruction

Course 4: Leading Implementation of the EL Education K-5 Language Arts Curriculum

  • Designed for district and school-level literacy leaders  
  • Supports users in preparing to lead successful implementation by providing must-know information about the curriculum and suggestions for managing common complexities that arise
  • Allows participants to walk away with a “playbook” of their next steps for implementation including: tasks, roles, timelines, scheduling ideas and more.

Course 5: Phonics Basics

  • Designed for partners implementing the Skills Block curriculum in grades K-2.
  • Builds knowledge of phonics in order to provide increasingly more effective instruction and support.

Course 6: Support for the EL Education K-2 Reading Foundations Skills Block

  • Orients users to the structure, purpose, and research base of the curriculum, as well as resources and materials needed for planning.
  • Builds an understanding of how to implement K-2 curriculum assessments and utilize results.
  • Includes optional access to a suite of online professional learning resources on the basics of phonics and phonics instruction.

Course 7: Fostering Character in a Collaborative Classroom

  • Designed for partners implementing the curriculum in grades K-5.
  • Explains how EL Education defines and promotes habits of character in our Language Arts curriculum.
  • Describes how the classroom environment and structures help build a culture where students succeed.
  • Connects habits of character to academic mindsets (based on the work of Dr. Camille Farrington).

Course 8: Vocabulary Instruction in the EL Education Language Arts Curriculum

  • Designed for partners implementing the curriculum in grades K-8.
  • Explains the research base regarding the relationship between vocabulary acquisition and comprehension.
  • Guides participants to analyze the EL Education Language Arts curriculum to determine how effective vocabulary instruction allows students to access complex text.
  • Helps teachers make informed decisions about the implementation of upcoming lessons based on their learning about vocabulary instruction in this course.

Course 9: Strengthening Writing through Models, Critique, and Descriptive Feedback

  • Designed for partners implementing the curriculum in grades K-5.
  • Describes how models, critique, and descriptive feedback are used to promote the development of high quality standard- aligned writing from students.
  • Describes a standards-based approach to writing instruction using the EL Education Language Arts curriculum as a model.
  • Guides participants to analyze writing lessons to begin to inform their planning.

Courses are $100 each and are accessible for one academic year after purchase. Each purchase includes resources and tools to download and use throughout implementation. 

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