Full course description
This 10 hour professional development course aligns with ESSER Funding uses and supports educators in planning and executing effective instruction based on student data and years of research.
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Who Should Enroll:
Educators of students in Kindergarten through Grade 12 who want to learn how to leverage Lexile® measures and the tools on the Lexile® & Quantile® Hub, including our new foundational reading tools, to enhance student reading development. The Lexile & Quantile Hub is a convenient online platform that provides educators with easy access to more than a dozen reading and math tools and thousands of free resources to enhance student learning and accelerate growth.
The Lexile Certification Course is a self-paced, asynchronous professional development course on the Lexile® Framework for Reading. It provides in-depth information about the Lexile Framework for Reading, ranging from framework basics and research to information about foundational reading and detailed examples of how to use the tools on the Lexile & Quantile Hub to make data-driven decisions that enhance instruction.
Participants in the Lexile Certification Course will:
- Lead the way in delivering data-driven instruction using Lexile measures as a Certified Lexile Educator.
- Leverage the award-winning tools on the Lexile & Quantile Hub to complete performance tasks that are aligned with real-life scenarios for immediate implementation.
- Collaborate with a professional learning community of educators to create classroom support materials and improve instructional planning with additional resources.
- Develop strategies to communicate effectively with parents and peers on the significance of Lexile measures and best practices for classroom instruction.
What you'll learn:
Learn how to use Lexile measures and the Lexile Framework for Reading to inform classroom instruction and put the Lexile & Quantile Hub tools to work. The course is divided into four distinct modules:
- Module 1: Understanding the Lexile Framework for Reading
This module teaches foundational knowledge of the Lexile Framework for Reading and introduces the tools on the Lexile and Quantile Hub.
- Module 2: Using Lexile Measures and Tools in the Classroom
This module guides educators through the process of using Lexile measures and the tools on the Lexile & Quantile Hub to create instructional groups and differentiate instruction.
- Module 3: Participants Choose One Content Pathway
- 3A: Foundational Reading: Phonics & Decoding. This module provides a background on the science of reading and important findings about how students learn to read. Two new tools developed by MetaMetrics to help teachers find appropriate decodable texts are demonstrated along with classroom applications for these tools.
- 3B: The Lexile and Quantile Growth Planners and Career Databases. This module helps educators develop an understanding of how the Growth Planner can be used to estimate a student's growth path and how the entry-level reading and mathematics demands of careers are measured.
- Module 4: Lexile Extensions, Advanced Classroom Applications and Communications
This module provides skills for communicating the knowledge gained in the course with parents and peers.
A Premium Lexile & Quantile Hub membership is required to complete this course. All course registrants automatically receive 90 days of complimentary Premium access. Visit the Lexile & Quantile Hub to register for a Hub account using the same email address that you will use for this course.
The Lexile Certification Course can be used to satisfy Continuing Education Units (CEUs) or professional development hours (or their equivalent) in many states. Click on your state to view requirements.
*Please inquire with your school and/or district for any pre-approval requirements.
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