In partnership with the Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk at The University of Texas at Austin, Humanities Texas will hold a series of webinars on teaching reading at the fourth-, fifth-, and sixth-grade levels. The series will consist of eight two-hour sessions on the following dates:
This cumulative series will present evidence-based approaches to teaching reading across content areas in upper elementary and early middle school:
Each session will build on the previous session and explore the material presented in greater depth. Content will align with the Reading and Comprehension TEKS.
Workshop faculty includes Dr. Diane Haager of California State University, Los Angeles; Dr. Jennifer Schnakenberg of The University of Texas at Austin; and educational consultant Dr. María Elena Argüelles.
The workshops are open to fourth–, fifth-, and sixth-grade teachers of reading. Teachers will be expected to attend all sessions in the series.
Complete the online application. Please apply as soon as possible, as registration will occur on a rolling basis. Depending on the number of applicants, Humanities Texas may have to limit attendance for the online program. In order to attend the webinars and receive CPE credit, you must be a registered participant.
Participants will receive CPE credit and a wealth of curricular materials. CPE hours will be adjusted if a participant misses any portion of the online program.
Humanities Texas has developed these programs in collaboration with the Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk at UT Austin. The series is made possible with major funding from the State of Texas with ongoing support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.