“Working with Basic Skills Students”. Ann Foster College of the Redwoods January 10, 2013. Workshop Agenda. 1. Welcome & Introductions 2 . California Community Colleges’ Success Network (3CSN) Overview 3. Habits of Mind: Overview BREAK 1:50-2:00 4. Reading Apprenticeship Demonstration
College of the Redwoods
January 10, 2013
3CSN is a professional development initiative sponsored by the California Community College Chancellor’s Office as part of the statewide Basic Skills Initiative.
The3CSN MissionDevelop leaders in California community colleges who have the capacity to facilitate networks of faculty, staff, and students for curricular and institutional redesigns in support of increased student access, success, equity and completion.
Please take a few minutes to complete Reflection 2.
predisposition to respond
in particular ways.
behaviors that lead to productive outcomes in a range of learning situations.
To develop self-directed, self-regulated learners.
To help learners be predisposed to behaving intelligently and productively when confronted with problems, dilemmas and uncertainties.
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The RA Framework
An RA routine Demonstration:
Talking to the Text
RA routine practice and debrief
West Ed is a professional development and research organization focusing on improving academic literacy in diverse populations of adolescents and post-secondary students using Reading Apprenticeship, a research-based instructional framework.
A partnership of expertise between the teacher and students, drawing on what content area teachers know and do as skilled discipline-based readers and on learners’ unique and often underestimated strengths
Invites readers to converse with text to explore content as well as individual reading process.
Use sentence prompts as conversation guides.
engaging students in more reading– for recreation, subject-area learning, and self-challenge;
making the teacher’s discipline-based reading processes visible to the students;
making students’ reading processes, motivations, strategies, knowledge, and understanding visible to the teacher and to one another;
helping students gain insight into their own reading processes; and
helping them develop a repertoire of problem solving strategies for overcoming obstacles and deepening comprehension of texts from various academic disciplines.
Deborah Harrington, BradlenVaden, Jan Connal, RozaEkimyan, Donna Cooper, Erik Armstrong, Lisa Brewster, Agnes Jose-Eguaras, Nika Hogan, Katie Hern, Miya Squires, and Crystal Kiekel.