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Okefenokee RESA provides professional learning to all member system teachers of English Language Arts, Instructional Coaches, and Leaders at all grade levels, K-12.

These services include, but are not limited to, the following:

Improving student achievement with the focus on a Standards-Based Balanced Literacy Classroom:

  •  Identifying/implementing new instructional strategies
  •  Identifying appropriate tasks for differentiation/acceleration
  • Aligning curriculum and progressions of the Georgia Standards of Excellence 
  • Aligning local objectives with state initiatives and student achievement goals
  • Supporting schedules for a balanced literacy block
  • Using data to inform literacy instruction
  • Supporting best practices in a balanced literacy classroom

Providing support for GADOE, GOSA and local literacy initiatives:

  • Growing Readers
  • L4GA
  • Foundational literacy (phonemic awareness, phonics, emergent literacy, engagement)
  • Early literacy (fluency, vocabulary, comprehension)
  • Reading beyond the elementary classroom (middle school & secondary)
  • Media Specialist Job-Alike


Suggested Professional Websites for Teachers:

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