2017 - 2018 Webinars

January 23, 2018

Meet the VIK

This webinar provides information about each resource in the Virtual Implementation Kit.



*Recording of this webinar can be found HERE.


November 7, 2017

ELA Updates

This webinar provides information about the Virtual Implementation Kit and the resources it will include.


*Recording of this webinar can be found HERE.

2016 - 2017 Webinars







April 27, 2017


ELA Updates and Resources

This webinar provides information about the ELA standards revisions, resources that support implementation, and three great resources that support instruction.


*Recording of this webinar can be found HERE.


*Print the ELA Instructional Practices




November 29, 2016


NCDPI ELA Standards Review Process Updates

This webinar provides information about the ELA Standards Review Process, explains where we are in the process, shares examples of proposed changes, and provides information on next steps.







2015-2016 Webinars


March 9, 2016

Spotlight on Poetry

This webinar highlights the life and work of Shelby Stephenson, a renowned poet and NC Poet Laureate.





November 17, 2015

More Thinking Around Text Complexity
This webinar explores a new tool that looks at a "by chapter" model that allows teachers to reflect, and then prepare for, chapters that have a higher complexity! Matt Copeland from MetaMetrics is the guest speaker.





March 24, 2015

Infographics
This webinar is about using infographics as an instructional tool. It covers what an infographic is, why they can be effective, how to make them, and resources. It is for all grade levels.







2013-2014 Webinars


November 13, 2014

ELA: Academic Language
This webinar focused on academic language in the English Language Arts classroom. DPI consultants guided participants through the three dimensions of academic language, as well as, provided instructional strategies for all grade levels.





May 6, 2014

ELA: A Year of Common Core
This webinar featured educators speaking about their experiences with teaching the Common Core. They discussed the successes and twists and turns they have encountered over the last school year.





March 20, 2014

ELA: Integrating Speaking and Listening
This webinar focused on the progression of the Speaking and Listening Standards, as well as how to integrate these skills across reading, writing, and language lessons.
Best practices and resources for teaching these standards are also included.





November 19, 2013

Creating Text Sets for the ELA Classroom
Learn how to choose a strong anchor text and resources for finding and evaluating supporting texts.





September 17, 2013

Aligning Lessons to the Standards
During this webinar, participants will experience testimonials from Summer Seminar participants. Also, learn about EQuIP rubric updates and how to create lessons using the rubric.





April 18, 2013

Writing with Mentor Texts
This webinar focuses on using mentor texts to inform writing.







2011-2012 Webinars


September 27, 2012

Using Primary Source Documents
Two Kenan Fellows teachers discuss their project which pairs primary source documents to literary texts.





April 26, 2012

A Close Look at the Language Standards
The purpose of this webinar is to introduce the K-12 NC ELA Standard Course of Study for Language and provide instructional examples.
This webinar is applicable to all grade levels.





March 8, 2012

A Close Look at the Reading Standards
The purpose of this webinar is to guide participants (K-12) through a close reading and understanding of the reading cluster, Integration of Knowledge and Ideas.
Implications for teaching and learning at each grade span are discussed.





January 12, 2012

A Close Look at the Reading Standards
The purpose of this webinar is to guide participants (K-12) through a close reading and understanding of the reading cluster, Craft and Structure.
Implications for teaching and learning at each grade span are discussed.





November 3, 2011

A Close Look at the Reading Standards
The purpose of this webinar is to guide participants (K-12) through a close reading and understanding of the reading cluster, Key Ideas and Details.
Implications for teaching and learning at each grade span are discussed.