Introduction to ELA Shifts (Grades K-12) - Access this 1-2 hour PD module (Student Achievement Partners) that can be adjusted to fit local needs.
Introduction to Literacy Shifts in Content Areas - Access this 1+ hour PD module (Student Achievement Partners) that can be adjusted to fit local needs.
Iowa AEA PD Online OER - Access a hub of high-quality professional development in many different formats.
RMC Research Educator's Academy - Offers modules for teaching adolescents, reading basics, and English language learners.
Standards Professional Learning Opportunities in ELA/Literacy - Access an informational document for free professional learning around the English language arts/literacy standards. Individuals can choose to complete the modules as a course for one license renewal credit.
Twitter Feeds and Chats:
Literacy Leaders on Twitter
Young Adult Lit. on Twitter
ASCD - Sign up for webinars that address timely and relevant topics like student engagement, classroom technology, and instructional strategies.
The Core Advocate Network - Hosts monthly webinars on a variety of issues related to the Common Core and College and Career Ready Standards.
Education Week - Addresses boosting student proficiency in reading, writing, and literacy through different types of instruction aligned to the Common Core.
National Council of Teachers of English Podcast - Presents interviews with noted educators discussing current research and practice in the language arts.
Reading Rockets Podcasts - Refresh literacy knowledge anywhere, anytime with Reading Rockets' podcast series.
UnboundEd: Podcasts with Literacy Experts - Provides educators with wisdom from the field’s top experts to better equip them with research-based strategies to assist students in reaching grade-level proficiency and ensure college- and career-readiness.
WestEd - Engage with expert presenters on key issues, challenges, and solutions related to education.