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Supporting Student Interaction with Complex Text

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Learn how to structure, strengthen, and support student interaction with complex text to develop academic language and disciplinary literacy. Explore lessons via video and vignettes showcasing how other teachers have implemented the SOAR practices in traditional and hybrid classrooms. Experience instructional strategies for supporting text interactions with your students in traditional and hybrid classrooms. 

Cross-Cutting Practices I

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Learn how to facilitate acquisition of the academic language students need to effectively interact with a range of texts. Explore tools for effectively monitoring and guiding text interactions. Experience a range of instructional strategies and lesson ideas for use in your classroom to support these practices. 

Cross-Cutting Practices II

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Learn how to foster metacognition so that your students can (a) recognize when they are not comprehending when interacting with texts and (b) know what strategies to use to help them move forward. Experience a range of instructional strategies and lesson ideas for use in your classroom to foster metacognition. 

Using SOAR as a Lens

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Learn how to use the SOAR Teaching Frame to design lessons for traditional and hybrid classrooms. Analyze lesson vignettes to help think through the moves you can make during instruction as well as the materials and support you need to help students be successful.