Disciplinary Literacy

Improve your teaching practice with practical disciplinary literacy strategies to apprentice students as readers, writers and thinkers of the disciplines.

Practical takeaways

Walk away with knowledge of how to implement disciplinary literacy practices in your classroom right away.

Create stronger student outcomes

Promote deeper learning in your discipline by drawing on real-world learning and examples from other teachers practicing disciplinary literacy.

Benefit from world-class training

Learn directly from leading disciplinary literacy expert, Elizabeth Birr Moje, at the University of Michigan, School of Education - one of the top-15 ranking faculties of education in the US.

Disciplinary Literacy: Apprenticing students as readers, writers and thinkers of the disciplines

Before your students can develop the cognitive abilities they need to achieve college and career readiness, it’s vital that they learn how to comprehend and critically evaluate various texts, especially when introduced to new disciplines for the first time.

Covering the latest research and best practices from working educators in the field of disciplinary literacy, teachers in this course will learn the knowledge and strategies needed to successfully develop their students' reading and writing abilities in different disciplines.

On completion of this course, you will be able to design lesson plans that help your students develop their critical-thinking skills within your chosen discipline, leading to stronger learning outcomes for each and every student in your classroom.

Developed by Teach Away in partnership with leading education experts from the University of Michigan, this course is recommended for high school educators in all subjects and disciplines.

START TIME

Anytime

PREREQUISITES

None

CREDIT

Available for state credit

LOCATION

Online

DURATION

10 Hours

FORMAT

100% online and self-paced

COURSE TYPE

Professional certificate

COST

$125 USD

SUBJECT AREA

Disciplinary learning for educators

Course Curriculum

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Course instructors

Inspiring Teachers

Elizabeth Birr Moje

Dean, School of Education at the University of Michigan

Inspiring Teachers

Darin Stockdill

Instructional and Program Design Coordinator, Center for Education Design, Evaluation, and Research (CEDER) at the University of Michigan

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Become a better teacher

Bring your teaching practice up to date with disciplinary literacy training from the University of Michigan.

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