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AIM Pathways for Delaware Educators

 

 

AIM Pathways coursework is designed for educators who are committed to learning about the connection between reading research, theoretical models such as the Simple View of Reading and Scarborough’s Reading Rope, and best practices for language and literacy instruction in the classroom. Participants will learn effective instructional practices that will benefit all students, including those with or at risk for language-based learning disabilities.

Questions? Contact Michelle Christman at Michelle.Christman@doe.k12.de.us

Pathways to Proficient Reading     

This course is appropriate for all teachers, reading specialists, special education teachers, English Language teachers, and literacy coaches. 

Course includes:

  • Online Orientation
  • 17 Section Pathways to Proficient Reading Course (See Detailed Syllabus)
  • 6 Virtual Community of Practice Coaching Sessions
  • Pacing Guide/Schedule for Course Work 
  • Aligned to the IDA's Knowledge and Practice Standards for Teachers of Reading
  • 12 Months Access to the AIM Pathways platform so materials can be reviewed, applied, and accessed in the classroom when needed.

June 16, 2022 - April 13, 2023

Pacing Guide

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Pathways to Literacy Leadership  This course is appropriate for Assistant Superintendents, Principals,  Directors of Curriculum and Instruction, and ESU Leaders. 

Course includes:

  • Online Orientation
  • 10 Section Pathways to Literacy Leadership Course (See Detailed Syllabus)
  • 4 Virtual Community of Practice Coaching Sessions
  • Pacing Guide/Schedule for Course Work 
  • Aligned to the IDA's Knowledge and Practice Standards for Teachers of Reading
  • 12 Months Access to the AIM Pathways platform so materials can be reviewed, applied, and accessed in the classroom when needed.

 

June 16, 2022 - August 25, 2022 

Pacing Guide

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Pathways to Structured Literacy

This course is appropriate for all teachers, reading specialists, special education teachers, English Language teachers, and literacy coaches. Assistant Superintendents, Principals,  Directors of Curriculum and Instruction, and ESU Leaders are also welcome to take this course.

Course includes:

  • Prerequisite: Completion of Pathways to Proficient Reading
  • Includes 9-Sections
  • 4 Synchronous Virtual Community of Practice Sessions with an AIM facilitator
  • IDA-Accredited following the IDA's Knowledge and Practice Standards for Teachers of Reading (KPS)
  • Comprehensive exam
  • Continues to strengthen educators’ knowledge and understanding of the science of reading by providing multiple opportunities to apply this knowledge to classroom instruction.
  • The content of the course is Orton-Gillingham based and includes the option to complete the online course work, virtual-community-of-practice sessions, and an optional practicum.
  • Contains a VAST resource library of videos, articles and exercises for educators to use in their practice. (See Detailed Syllabus)
  • Book Required: Multisensory Teaching of Basic Language Skills (4th Edition). Purchase Here

Multisensory Teaching of Basic Language Skills

 

June 16, 2022 - November 10, 2022

Pacing Guide

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If you are interested in registering for the Pathways to Structured Literacy Practicum, please click here and scroll to the bottom for more information. You can also reach out to Client Support to see pacing guide for schedule.


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Please contact Pam Alfaro at Pamala.Alfaro@doe.k12.de.us with any questions.