Comprehension is the goal we have for all of our students in learning to read. There are so many things to consider for your instruction from effective strategies to motivation & engagement. This course will bring together the latest research in literacy as well as tried and true instructional strategies through video, slideshows, documents, and interactive templates we hope to keep you engaged throughout.
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Designed and facilitated by Jigsaw Learning Associate Cheryl Gascoyne and Kathleen Robertson, this series is intended to enhance skills and is not a substitute for a certificated program. Credits will not be granted nor is this learning series transferable to any other learning institution. Upon completion of this learning series, participants will be able to print a Certificate of Completion for their records.
Each module in the course should take 30-60 minutes to complete, based on the specific content for the topic. Total completion time is 4.5 hours.
Cost and Access
This online course is $75 per participant. For organizations intending to provide access for multiple employees, a 10% discount is provided for 10 or more registrations. Please contact if wishing to discuss the volume discount.
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Cheryl is also available to provide ongoing support through:
- Live online or face-to-face sessions in conjunction with the learning series
- Deeper exploration of concepts and learning from the modules (online or face-to-face)
- Follow-up sessions or extended sessions, focused on particular topics or audiences
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Frequently Asked Questions
Who is the primary audience for this course?
This course has been designed to primarily support classroom teachers, as it provides in depth information for literacy teaching and learning in the classroom, however, Educational Assistants, administrators and parents may find value in some of the course content as well.
Is there a timeframe to complete the series?
This series is completely asynchronous so it is intended for participants to go at their own pace. Overall estimated time to complete the full course is 4.5 hours.
Can the participants take some of the modules and not all?
The course is intended for participants to complete all modules, with module completion being a prerequisite before proceeding to the next module. This could be tailored if a school or district wished to customize the course.
How long do participants have access to the course and the included materials?
Once registered, users will have lifetime access to the course materials!
Do I receive anything at the completion of the course?
Upon completion of the course, participants will receive a certificate of completion, which includes the number of course hours (1.5) for the course.
Is there a discount when purchasing for multiple participants?For organizations intending to provide access for multiple staff members, a 10% discount is provided for 10 or more registrations.