Recommended learning for all High School Educators
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.
Available for state credit
100% online and self-paced
Disciplinary learning for educators
Help your students maximize their digital literacy
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.
Meet your Course Creators
Elizabeth Birr Moje
Dean, School of Education at the University of Michigan
Elizabeth Birr Moje is the dean, George Herbert Mead Collegiate Professor in education and an Arthur F Thurnau Professor in the School of Education at the University of Michigan. She also serves as a faculty associate in the university’s Institute for Social Research, in Latino/a Studies, and in the Joint Program in English and Education. Prior to becoming dean, Moje was associate dean for research and community engagement for the School of Education for six years and a faculty member for 20 years. A former high school history and biology teacher, Moje’s research examines young people’s navigations of culture, identity and literacy learning in and out of school in Detroit, Michigan. She has long-standing relationships with schools and youth organizations in the city with whom she partners on public scholarship initiatives.
Instructional and Program Design Coordinator, Center for Education Design, Evaluation, and Research (CEDER) at the University of Michigan
Darin Stockdill is the Design Coordinator for the University of Michigan’s Center for Education Design, Evaluation, and Research (CEDER) and is responsible for managing the instructional and program design projects of CEDER. Before joining the staff of CEDER, Darin was the Content Area Literacy Consultant for the Oakland (Michigan) Schools ISD for four years. Prior to this, he was a graduate student in Education at Michigan, teaching content area literacy methods courses to pre-service teachers and researching adolescent literacy. Before graduate study, Darin was a classroom social studies and English teacher in Detroit for 10 years, working with both middle and high school students. His academic interests revolve around the connections between problem-based instruction and education for social justice, as well as the intersections of youth literacy practices and disciplinary literacies.At its core, Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Safe and Healthy Schools is driven by the belief that all students deserve to go to school in safe and healthy environments where they can learn and thrive.
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Tuition and payment
Accessible and affordable for all teachers.
We believe that every student should experience the power of a great teacher, and that’s why we’ve made the price accessible and affordable. Giving every teacher the chance to create an engaging online classroom where every learner reaches their full potential.
Register now and improve your disciplinary literacy teaching skills
Make the transition to online teaching easy and engaging for all your students.
Get started on this course today and improve your online classroom tomorrow.
$ 125 USD
*We are currently offering a discounted rate and group discounts.