October 2022: K-12 SOL Institutes in English Language Arts Recordings (Virginia Department of Education, VDOE)
More Information & Recordings of the K-12 SOL Institutes in English Language Arts - K-12 SOL Conferences in English Language Arts utilize a train-the-trainer model featuring demonstrations by classroom practitioners, reading specialists, school and division administrators, higher education partners, the Virginia Literacy Partnerships Office (PALS), and the VDOE Office of Student Assessment. Presenters will provide professional development that focuses on continued implementation of engaging instruction that aligns to the 2017 Standards of Learning and Curriculum Framework. Elementary topics will focus on early reading and writing instruction, utilizing grade level texts, building background, vocabulary, oral language, and advance phonemic awareness and morphology. Secondary sessions will highlight instructional practices that demonstrate purposeful integration of reading and writing, the impact of disciplinary literacy on comprehension and postsecondary opportunities, explicit application of building grammatical concepts essentials for reading and writing, and strategies for engaging in critical thinking and communication.