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Virginia's PBS TeacherLine Course Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same.
National PBS TeacherLine Course Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same.
These courses have been approved for graduate credit through James Madison University at an additional fee of only $90 per credit hour. James Madison University graduate credit
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These courses have graduate credit available, but not through JMU. graduate credit - not through James Madison University
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An Introduction To Underlying Principles And Research For Effective Literacy Instruction (Grades K-8) - 45hr *

Children's Authors On The Web: Online Sites That Motivate Students To Write (Grades K-6)- 30hr *

Implementing Effective Writing Workshops - 30hr

Improving Reading Comprehension - 45hr *

Integrating Technology Into The Middle School Language Arts Curriculum - 30hr

Integrating Technology Into The Virginia K-2 Reading Curriculum - 30 hr

Raising Readers: Preparing Preschoolers For Success - 15hr

Raising Readers: Ready to Read and Write with Digital Media (PreK)- 15hr

Raising Readers: Ready to Spark Word Power - 15hr

Read with Me: Developing Early Literacy with Children - 8hr

Supporting ELLs: Assessing Language Development - 10hr

Supporting ELLs: Writing Development in Grades PreK-3- 10hr

Supporting English Language Learners: Oral Language Development - 10hr

Supporting ELLs: Vocabulary Development in Grades Prek-3- 10hr

Supporting ELLs: Reading Fluency in Grades 2-5 - 10hr

Teaching Reading Fluency- 30hr*

Teaching Phonics and Spelling for Emergent Readers - 45hr

Teaching Phonemic Awareness And Phonics (Grades PreK-3) - 45hr *

Teaching Phonics And Spelling For Beginning And Transitional Readers (Grades 1-3) - 45hr *

Teaching Reading In The Content Areas- 30hr *

Teaching Vocabulary: Word Meanings and Word Knowledge - 45hr

Teaching Writing In The Content Areas (Grades 6-12) - 30hr

Teaching Reading In Science - 30hr

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An Introduction To Underlying Principles And Research For Effective Literacy Instruction (Grades K-8) - 45hr

RDLA152

Meet NCLB's requirements for research-based literacy and reading instruction by analyzing in-depth studies of the use of phonemic awareness, phonics, and word recognition to develop the skills required for students in kindergarten through eighth grade to expand vocabulary, improve comprehension and fluency, and gain independence. Familiarize yourself with the literacy needs of English language learners (ELLs), students with learning disabilities, and other struggling readers. As a final project, all participants will create a classroom literacy plan.

Modified from RDLA 150: includes additional coursework and/or readings for greater depth to be eligible for 3 credit hours.

Points/Credit Hours: 45 recertification points (3 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator) graduate credit - not through James Madison University

Audience: Teachers, Grades K-8

Cost:

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA152 Virginia's PBS TeacherLine
Facilitator: Virginia's PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Not currently scheduled locally - If you would like to form a class with a minimum of 12, please send a message to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA152 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 9/17/14 - Tue, 10/28/14 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA152 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 10/15/14 - Tue, 11/25/14 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA152 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 1/14/15 - Tue, 2/24/15 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA152 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 2/18/15 - Tue, 3/31/15 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA152 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 3/18/15 - Tue, 4/28/15 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA152 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 4/15/15 - Tue, 5/26/15 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA152 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 6/17/15 - Tue, 7/28/15 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA152 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 7/15/15 - Tue, 8/25/15 / Any

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Children's Authors On The Web: Online Sites That Motivate Students To Write (Grades K-6)- 30hr

RDLA125

Discover the power of author studies to motivate students to read and write. This course uses a problem-based approach to teach the techniques of conducting an author study integrating technology and the Internet. Explore author and other Web sites to collect resources that will introduce your students to many genres while encouraging them to experiment by communicating with others in different forms. You'll create an individual author study you can use as the basis of an ongoing plan to inspire your students to read, write, and use technology effectively.

Points/Credit Hours: 30 recertification points (2 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator) James Madison University graduate credit

Audience: Teachers, Grades K-6

Cost:

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA125 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 9/17/14 - Tue, 10/28/14 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA125 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 10/15/14 - Tue, 11/25/14 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA125 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 1/14/15 - Tue, 2/24/15 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA125 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 2/18/15 - Tue, 3/31/15 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA125 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 3/18/15 - Tue, 4/28/15 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA125 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 4/15/15 - Tue, 5/26/15 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA125 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 6/17/15 - Tue, 7/28/15 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA125 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 7/15/15 - Tue, 8/25/15 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA125.481 Virginia's PBS TeacherLine
Facilitator: Virginia's PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Mon, 7/6/15 - Sun, 8/16/15 / Any

JMU credit available!

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Implementing Effective Writing Workshops - 30hr

RDLA210

Learn the nuts and bolts of implementing effective Writing Workshops to support students' development as writers. From establishing a successful writing environment in your own classroom to sharing writing with students' families, discover new way to encourage and empower your students through writing. This enlightening course allows time to engage theoretical and practical information and to use these strategies to foster a classroom environment with multiple writing opportunities.

This course was formerly titled "Effective Writing Instruction."

Classroom Link-Access to students recommended. PBS Classroom Link courses ask learners to implement lessons with their class or with a small group of students (options for learners without access to students are available).

Points/Credit Hours: 30 recertification points (2 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator) graduate credit - not through James Madison University

Audience: Teachers, Grades 1-3

Cost:

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA210 Virginia's PBS TeacherLine
Facilitator: Virginia's PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Not currently scheduled locally - If you would like to form a class with a minimum of 12, please send a message to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA210 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Not currently scheduled.

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Improving Reading Comprehension - 45hr

RDLA192

Understand the many factors affecting students' comprehension, and how to avoid the "fourth-grade reading slump". Implement active strategies for developing students' love of reading while building their comprehension of different types of texts. Bring narrative, expository, and multi-genre books to life for all students through student-collaboration projects, text maps, reading guides and Internet-based projects.

This course was formerly titled "Teaching Narrative and Expository Comprehension"

Classroom Link-Access to students recommended. PBS Classroom Link courses ask learners to implement lessons with their class or with a small group of students (options for learners without access to students are available).

Points/Credit Hours: 45 recertification points (3 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator) James Madison University graduate credit

Audience: Teachers, Grades 4-6

Cost:

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA192 Virginia's PBS TeacherLine
Facilitator: Virginia's PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Not currently scheduled locally - If you would like to form a class with a minimum of 12, please send a message to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA192 PBS TeacherLine-National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 9/17/14 - Tue, 10/28/14 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA192 PBS TeacherLine-National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 10/15/14 - Tue, 11/25/14 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA192 PBS TeacherLine-National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 1/14/15 - Tue, 2/24/15 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA192 PBS TeacherLine-National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time:Wed, 2/18/15 - Tue, 3/31/15 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA192 PBS TeacherLine-National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 3/18/15 - Tue, 4/28/15 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA192 PBS TeacherLine-National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 4/15/15 - Tue, 5/26/15 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA192 PBS TeacherLine-National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 6/17/15 - Tue, 7/28/15 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA192 PBS TeacherLine-National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 7/15/15 - Tue, 8/25/15 / Any

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Integrating Technology Into The Middle School Language Arts Curriculum - 30hr

AKRDLA360

In the Information Age functional literacy has come to include the ability to participate in society through all kinds of traditional and electronic media. Middle school Language Arts embraces all of these facets of literacy by instilling a life-long love of reading and writing for many different audiences and purposes. The Virginia Standards of Learning (SOLs) address these needs in terms of oral language, reading and literature, writing and research with a particular emphasis of the integration of technology into instruction. In this six-week course we will explore strategies and resources that transform the middle school Language Arts classroom into a vibrant, thriving, literate community of learners.

Points/Credit Hours: 30 recertification points (0 graduate credit)

Audience: Middle School Language Arts Teachers

Cost:

WHRO Education Online Professional Development - Powered by WHRO and VSTE Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
AKRDLA360 WHRO Education Online Professional Development Course
Facilitator: Debbie Rollins
Date/Time: Not currently scheduled locally - If you would like to form a class with a minimum of 12, please send a message to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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Integrating Technology Into The Virginia K-2 Reading Curriculum - 30hr

AKRDLA330

Balance the basics! Balanced literacy brings together the strengths of systematic phonics instruction with the benefits of holistic reading experiences to address all the needs of the emergent reader. In this course you will be immersed in strategies that help your classroom blossom into an environment where all children can grow as readers.

Points/Credit Hours: 30 recertification points (0 graduate credits)

Audience: Reading/Language Arts Teachers, Grades K-2

Cost:

WHRO Education Online Professional Development - Powered by WHRO and VSTE Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
AKRDLA330 WHRO Education Online Professional Development Course
Facilitator: Debbie Rollins
Date/Time: Not currently scheduled locally - If you would like to form a class with a minimum of 12, please send a message to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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Raising Readers: Preparing Preschoolers For Success - 15hr

RDLA051

This course focuses on preparing preschoolers for success by developing their early literacy skills. The theories and strategies presented are based on the latest early literacy research from Susan B. Neuman and Kathleen Roskos (2007). You'll learn to use this research as you plan meaningful early literacy-learning experiences. These activities build on preschoolers' prior knowledge, expand their vocabulary, and strengthen oral language development - providing them with the foundation for reading, writing, and future academic success. The course provides video examples, online interactives, and activities from PBS, and engages you and your colleagues in a collaborative learning experience.

Points/Credit Hours: 15 recertification points (0 graduate credit available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator)

Audience: Teachers, Grades Pre-K

Cost:


Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA051 Virginia's PBS TeacherLine
Facilitator: Virginia's PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Not currently scheduled locally - If you would like to form a class with a minimum of 12, please send a message to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA051 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 9/17/14 - Tue, 10/28/14 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA051 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 10/15/14 - Tue, 11/25/14 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA051 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 1/14/15 - Tue, 2/24/15 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA051 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 2/18/15 - Tue, 3/31/15 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA051 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 3/18/15 - Tue, 4/28/15 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA051 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 4/15/15 - Tue, 5/26/15 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA051 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 6/17/15 - Tue, 7/28/15 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA051 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 7/15/15 - Tue, 8/25/15 / Any

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Raising Readers: Ready to Read and Write with Digital Media (PreK)- 15hr

RDLA056

Learn to use programming and online resources to help young children develop early literacy and reading skills. Explore ways to use different types of stories to teach early reading and writing skills and how to share stories through oral storytelling and interactive readalouds. Create new stories together while interacting with PBS story characters in online games and activities. Internet access for children required for course activities.

We suggest that learners complete RDLA051: Raising Readers: Preparing Preschoolers for Success before taking this course.

Unless otherwise indicated, this course is not usually available for graduate credit.

Points/Credit Hours: 15 recertification points (0 graduate credits available)

Audience: Teachers, Grades Preschool

Cost:

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA056 Virginia's PBS TeacherLine
Facilitator: Virginia's PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Not currently scheduled locally - If you would like to form a class with a minimum of 12, please send a message to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA056 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Not currently scheduled

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Raising Readers: Ready to Spark Word Power - 15hr

RDLA061

Reach and teach struggling readers through an engaging, collaborative experience. Explore different ways to teach decoding and build vocabulary, comprehension, and reading fluency skills — all designed to motivate and transform kids into confident readers and writers. Explore hip, innovative songs, raps, videos, games, and activities from The Electric Company® and learn how they can motivate and engage at-risk kids in school, daycare and after-school settings. Internet access for children required for course activities. Unless otherwise indicated, this course is not usually available for graduate credit.

Classroom Link-Access to students recommended. PBS Classroom Link courses ask learners to implement lessons with their class or with a small group of students (options for learners without access to students are available).


Points/Credit Hours: 15 recertification points (0 graduate credits available)

Audience: Teachers, Grades 1-3

Cost:


Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA061 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Not currently scheduled.

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA061 Virginia's PBS TeacherLine
Facilitator: Virginia's PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Not currently scheduled locally - If you would like to form a class with a minimum of 12, please send a message to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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Read with Me: Developing Early Literacy with Children - 8hr

RDLA044

Designed for preschool teachers and caregivers who want to have fun reading, singing, and sharing stories with children. This course explores using stories to develop pre-reading and pre-writing skills such as oral language and vocabulary development, phonemic awareness and reading comprehension. The course focuses on the ways multimedia can facilitate the sharing of stories with children and provides research-based articles, video examples from the KERA best practices video, Read with Me, online interactives and many more PBS resources.

Note: Learners will need access to preschool-aged children to complete this course. Learners have two weeks to complete each session of the course.

Classroom Link-Access to students recommended. PBS Classroom Link courses ask learners to implement lessons with their class or with a small group of students (options for learners without access to students are available).


Points/Credit Hours: 8 recertification points (0 graduate credit)

Audience: Teachers, Grades Preschool

Cost:

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA044 Virginia's PBS TeacherLine
Facilitator: Virginia's PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Not currently scheduled locally - If you would like to form a class with a minimum of 12, please send a message to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA044 PBS TeacherLine-National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Not currently scheduled.

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Supporting ELLs: Assessing Language Development - 15hr

RDLA366

Classroom assessment can promote language development and mastery for English language learners. Explore how to use classroom assessments effectively and strategically as tools to diagnose learning issues and as springboards to more effective educational practices, curricula, and strategies that help students learn. Unless otherwise indicated, this course is not usually available for graduate credit.

Points/Credit Hours: 15 recertification points (1 graduate credit available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator) graduate credit - not through James Madison University

Audience: Teachers, Grades PreK-3

Cost:

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA366 Virginia's PBS TeacherLine
Facilitator: Virginia's PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Not currently scheduled locally - If you would like to form a class with a minimum of 12, please send a message to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA366 PBS TeacherLine-National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Not currently scheduled.

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Supporting ELLs: Writing Development in Grades PreK-3- 15hr

RDLA383

Writing is one of the most difficult skills for English language learners to master, creating unique challenges for educators trying to gauge the skills and concepts these students have attained. This course focuses on considering essential questions to identify and understand the special considerations that can benefit ELLs and specific strategies that support them, ranging from group lesson activities to the use of technology.

Points/Credit Hours: 15 recertification points (1 graduate credit available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator) graduate credit - not through James Madison University

Audience: Teachers, Grades PreK-3

Cost:


Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA383 Virginia's PBS TeacherLine
Facilitator: Virginia's PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Not currently scheduled locally - If you would like to form a class with a minimum of 12, please send a message to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA383 PBS TeacherLine-National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Not currently scheduled.

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Supporting English Language Learners: Oral Language Development - 15hr

RDLA363

This course offers both theoretical and practical information to apply in helping non-native English speakers develop language skills, meet learning standards, and experience success in school.

Points/Credit Hours: 15 recertification points (1 graduate credit available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator) graduate credit - not through James Madison University

Audience: Teachers, Grades PreSchool-3

Cost:

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA363 Virginia's PBS TeacherLine
Facilitator: Virginia's PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Not currently scheduled locally - If you would like to form a class with a minimum of 12, please send a message to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA363 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Not currently scheduled.

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Supporting ELLs: Vocabulary Development in Grades Prek-3 - 15hr

RDLA373

Discover the practices that best promote vocabulary development for English language learners. Learn why vocabulary development is so crucial to ELLs' success in school. Explore the similarities and differences between the strategies for teaching vocabulary development for ELLs and those for native English speakers and the role that knowledge of the student's primary language plays in successful English vocabulary development..

Points/Credit Hours: 15 recertification points (1 graduate credit available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator) graduate credit - not through James Madison University

Audience: Teachers, Grades PK-3

Cost:

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA373 Virginia's PBS TeacherLine
Facilitator: Virginia's PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Not currently scheduled locally - If you would like to form a class with a minimum of 12, please send a message to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA373 PBS TeacherLine-National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Not currently scheduled.

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Supporting ELLs: Reading Fluency in Grades 2-5 - 15hr

RDLA376

Explore the definition of reading fluency and its critical role in literacy development of English language learners. This course will help you master the use of fluency assessments and learn how to use strategies and resources for assessing, modeling, and facilitating fluency development.

Classroom Link-Access to students recommended. PBS Classroom Link courses ask learners to implement lessons with their class or with a small group of students (options for learners without access to students are available).

Points/Credit Hours: 15 recertification points (1 graduate credit available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator) graduate credit - not through James Madison University

Audience: Teachers, Grades 2-5

Cost:

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA376 Virginia's PBS TeacherLine
Facilitator: Virginia's PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Not currently scheduled locally - If you would like to form a class with a minimum of 12, please send a message to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA376 PBS TeacherLine-National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Not currently scheduled.

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Teaching Reading Fluency- 30hr

RDLA195

A fluent reader is more confident and successful. Learn quantitative and qualitative techniques to assess and improve students' fluency, and discover ways technology can foster students' fluency progress. Apply practical, research-based strategies that leverage trusted PBS resources to help parents make the home-to-school connection. This course is also ideal for teachers who work with older, struggling readers. Content aligns with the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Standards 1, 2, 3, 4, and 12.

Classroom Link-Access to students recommended. PBS Classroom Link courses ask learners to implement lessons with their class or with a small group of students (options for learners without access to students are available.

Points/Credit Hours: 30 recertification points (2 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator) James Madison University graduate credit

Audience: Teachers, Grades 2-5

Cost:

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA195 PBS TeacherLine-National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 9/17/14 - Tue, 10/28/14 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA195 PBS TeacherLine-National
Facilitator:
National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 10/15/14 - Tue, 11/25/14 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA195 PBS TeacherLine-National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 1/14/15 - Tue, 2/24/15 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA195 PBS TeacherLine-National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 2/18/15 - Tue, 3/31/15 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA195 PBS TeacherLine-National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 3/18/15 - Tue, 4/28/15 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA195 PBS TeacherLine-National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 4/15/15 - Tue, 5/26/15 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA195 PBS TeacherLine-National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 6/17/15 - Tue, 7/28/15 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA195 PBS TeacherLine-National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 7/15/15 - Tue, 8/25/15 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA195 Virginia's PBS TeacherLine
Facilitator: Virginia's PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Not currently scheduled locally - If you would like to form a class with a minimum of 12, please send a message to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

JMU credit available!

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Teaching Phonics and Spelling for Emergent Readers - 45hr

RDLA162

Introduce your youngest readers and writers to the world of phonics and spelling with research-based instructional activities. Practice assessing the performance of emergent readers and analyzing students' work samples to determine their knowledge levels. Use assessment data to design appropriate activities for teaching letter-sound correspondence, high-frequency words, word recognition, and spelling.

Classroom Link-Access to students recommended. PBS Classroom Link courses ask learners to implement lessons with their class or with a small group of students (options for learners without access to students are available).

Points/Credit Hours: 45 recertification points (3 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator) graduate credit - not through James Madison University

Audience: Teachers, Grades PreSchool-K

Cost:

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA162 Virginia's PBS TeacherLine
Facilitator: Virginia's PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Not currently scheduled locally - If you would like to form a class with a minimum of 12, please send a message to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA162 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Not currently scheduled.

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Teaching Phonemic Awareness And Phonics (Grades PreK-3) - 45hr

RDLA157

Bring the ideal balance of oral language, phonological awareness, phonemic awareness, phonics, and written language to your language arts instruction. Study the stages of literacy development and practice assessing the performance of budding young readers. Learn to design instructional activities that strengthen students' skills in phonemic and phonological awareness, letter-sound correspondence, and phonograms.

Points/Credit Hours: 45 recertification points (3 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator) James Madison University graduate credit

Audience: Teachers, Grades PreK-3

Cost:


Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA157 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 9/17/14 - Tue, 10/28/14 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA157 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 10/15/14 - Tue, 11/25/14 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA157 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 1/14/15 - Tue, 2/24/15 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA157 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 2/18/15 - Tue, 3/31/15 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA157 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 3/18/15 - Tue, 4/28/15 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA157 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 4/15/15 - Tue, 5/26/15 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA157 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 6/17/15 - Tue, 7/28/15 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA157 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 7/15/15 - Tue, 8/25/15 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA157.119 Virginia's PBS TeacherLine
Facilitator: Virginia's PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Mon, 4/6/15 - Sun, 5/17/15 / Any

 

JMU credit available!

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Teaching Phonics And Spelling For Beginning And Transitional Readers (Grades 1-3) - 45hr

RDLA167

Engage beginning and transitional readers and writers with research-based phonics and spelling activities. Study and discuss topics such as the principles which form the foundation for traditional versus contemporary perspectives on spelling instruction. Investigate better ways to help students develop oral reading fluency through learning letters, letter-sound correspondence and patterns and high-frequency words, then assess a student's skill level in spelling to set appropriate individual goals.

Points/Credit Hours: 45 recertification points (3 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator) James Madison University graduate credit

Audience: Teachers, Grades 1-3

Cost:


Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA167 Virginia's PBS TeacherLine
Facilitator: Virginia's PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Not currently scheduled locally - If you would like to form a class with a minimum of 12, please send a message to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

PBS TeachereLine National Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA167 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 9/17/14 - Tue, 10/28/14 / Any

PBS TeachereLine National Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA167 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator:
National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time:
Wed, 10/15/14 - Tue, 11/25/14 / Any

PBS TeachereLine National Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA167 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 1/14/15 - Tue, 2/24/15 / Any

PBS TeachereLine National Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA167 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 2/18/15 - Tue, 3/31/15 / Any

PBS TeachereLine National Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA167 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 3/18/15 - Tue, 4/28/15 / Any

PBS TeachereLine National Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA167 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 4/15/15 - Tue, 5/26/15 / Any

PBS TeachereLine National Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA167 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 6/17/15 - Tue, 7/28/15 / Any

PBS TeachereLine National Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA167 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 7/15/15 - Tue, 8/25/15 / Any

JMU credit available!

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Teaching Reading In The Content Areas- 30hr

RDLA340

Master new strategies to address students' reading and learning across grade levels and content areas, explore environments that promote effective learning, and examine necessary skills for reading content material successfully. This course shares essential techniques to support independent reading and learning and identities opportunities for students to access prior knowledge, set a purpose or target for reading, organize and summarize ideas, take notes, and reflect on their discoveries with satisfaction.

Classroom Link-Access to students recommended. PBS Classroom Link courses ask learners to implement lessons with their class or with a small group of students (options for learners without access to students are available).

Points/Credit Hours: 30 recertification points (2 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator) James Madison University graduate credit

Audience: Teachers, Grades 3-12

Cost:

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA340 Virginia's PBS TeacherLine
Facilitator: Virginia's PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Not currently scheduled locally - If you would like to form a class with a minimum of 12, please send a message to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA340 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 9/17/14 - Tue, 10/28/14 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA340 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 10/15/14 - Tue, 11/25/14 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA340 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 1/14/15 - Tue, 2/24/15 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA340 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator:
National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 2/18/15 - Tue, 3/31/15 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA340 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator:
National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 3/18/15 - Tue, 4/28/15 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA340 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator:
National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 4/15/15 - Tue, 5/26/15 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA340 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator:
National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 6/17/15 - Tue, 7/28/15 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA340 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator:
National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 7/15/15 - Tue, 8/25/15 / Any

JMU credit available!

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Teaching Vocabulary: Word Meanings and Word Knowledge - 45hr

RDLA172

Design more effective lesson plans by learning to evaluate your students' word knowledge and to incorporate vocabulary instructional strategies. Explore the role of vocabulary knowledge in the relationship between the written vocabularies of reading and writing, and the oral vocabularies of listening and speaking. Evaluate how your instructional practices align with National Council of Teachers of English/International Reading Association (NCTE/IRA) standards and your state's standards.

Classroom Link-Access to students recommended. PBS Classroom Link courses ask learners to implement lessons with their class or with a small group of students (options for learners without access to students are available).

Points/Credit Hours: 45 recertification points (3 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator) graduate credit - not through James Madison University

Audience: Teachers, Grades PreSchool-2

Cost:

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA172 Virginia's PBS TeacherLine
Facilitator: Virginia's PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Not currently scheduled locally - If you would like to form a class with a minimum of 12, please send a message to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA172 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 9/17/14 - Tue, 10/28/14 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA172 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 10/15/14 - Tue, 11/25/14 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA172 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 1/14/15 - Tue, 2/24/15 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA172 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 2/18/15 - Tue, 3/31/15 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA172 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 3/18/15 - Tue, 4/28/15 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA172 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 4/15/15 - Tue, 5/26/15 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA172 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 6/17/15 - Tue, 7/28/15 / Any

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA172 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Wed, 7/15/15 - Tue, 8/25/15 / Any

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Teaching Writing In The Content Areas (Grades 6-12) - 30hr

RDLA220

Writing can provide a better understanding of what students are thinking and learning. This course explores new strategies to support writing across grade levels and content areas, and explains the importance of students demonstrating learning and understanding through writing. Develop a practical plan to find time for students to write and teach effective writing processes. Discover student writing evaluation techniques and find resources for integrating technology into writing assignments.

Points/Credit Hours: 30 recertification points (2 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator) graduate credit - not through James Madison University

Audience: Language Arts Teachers, Grades 6-12

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Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA220 Virginia's PBS TeacherLine
Facilitator: Virginia's PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Not currently scheduled locally - If you would like to form a class with a minimum of 12, please send a message to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA220 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Not currently scheduled

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Teaching Reading In Science - 30hr

RDLA130

Help students unravel the mysteries and complexities of scientific concepts by training them to approach science texts in new ways. Learn effective strategies to help your students become independent readers and learners as they navigate science texts such as arranging ideas, understanding text organization, setting goals for reading, making meaningful connections, and persevering through challenging materials. This course aligns with the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics’ (NCTM) Communication Standards.

Classroom Link-Access to students recommended. PBS Classroom Link courses ask learners to implement lessons with their class or with a small group of students (options for learners without access to students are available).

Points/Credit Hours: 30 recertification points (2 graduate credits available for extra cost after start of course-enrollment instructions will be sent to you by the facilitator) graduate credit - not through James Madison University

Audience: Reading/Language Arts & Science Teachers, Grades 3-12

Cost:

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA130 Virginia's PBS TeacherLine
Facilitator: Virginia's PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Not currently scheduled locally - If you would like to form a class with a minimum of 12, please send a message to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Virginia PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from Virginia. Virginia standards and issues are addressed. National PBS TeacherLine courses are taught by instructors from various states and are open to educators from across the country. In both cases the basic course content is exactly the same. Online | Download Syllabus [PDF]
RDLA130 PBS TeacherLine- National
Facilitator: National PBS TeacherLine Facilitator
Date/Time: Not currently scheduled.

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