American Reading Company’s expert trainers prepare school leaders and teachers for their new roles as change agents and mentors to classroom teachers and educators involved in implementing the Common Core.
ARC Executive Coaches will help educators at all levels gain a deep understanding of the new Standards. Participants learn not only the What, but also the Where and the How of effective planning and successful implementation of the CCSS.
This seminar-style institute involves active participation with modeling and practice sessions; collaboration and dialogue; and engaging, hands-on activities that bring the Common Core State Standards to life
Customize a Leadership Learning Institute—select 1, 2, 3, or 4 days; morning and afternoon sessions are available. Pick and choose the workshops that best fit your needs and get the most out of your investment.
Develop leadership and improve teacher quality to accelerate student achievement through a system of deconstructing the CCSS, and designing instruction, intervention, and organizational plans.
The CCSS require that students be taught to negotiate increasing levels of text complexity and that students are given opportunities to practice accessing grade-level text.
RtI and the CCSS require complete, focused reorganization and alignment of learning systems within schools.
The CCSS require reframing instruction around 3 Shifts. Participants will plan and prepare for the implementation of the 3 Shifts.
The Integrated Instructional Framework supports students in the development of reading, writing, listening, and speaking standards through literary analysis, literary discourse, and grade-level guided and individual instruction. This session focuses on the grade-level demands and rigor required by the CCSS.
The CCSS formative assessment framework supports teachers in determining the highest level of text complexity that students can read independently. Participants will practice articulating the stages of reading acquisition via videos of students reading authentic texts.
After learning how the CCSS ARC Leveling Framework is structured, participants will put their knowledge into action. Each participant will be guided through a modeled process that includes leveling students in pairs, followed by independent practice leveling students, and culminating in an inter-rater reliability activity.