Welcome to the Instructional Specialist Resource Site.

Here you will find a sample course syllabus to serve as a guide and reference for completion of your actual syllabus for the course(s) you teach. Please download the Blank Course Syllabus to complete prior to the beginning of each nine weeks' grading period.In order to access the document, you will need to click on'Downloads' on the left menu items under Instructional Specialist.



Explicit strategy instruction is at the core of good comprehension instruction. "Before" strategies activate students' prior knowledge and set a purpose for reading. "During" strategies help students make connections, monitor their understanding, generate questions, and stay focused. "After" strategies provide students an opportunity to summarize, question, reflect, discuss, and respond to text.

Please visit Adolescent Literacy to find suggested strategies to tailor your lesssons to student needs, learning styles and learning outcomes.