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ePD USA (electronic Professional Development)

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eProfessional Development (ePD) is an online learning environment developed by the Sacramento County Office of Education. ePD courses provide learners the flexibility of completing the course on their own time and at their own pace.

Getting to Know the Common Core State Standards

• The goals and key features of the Common Core State Standards Initiative
• The structure and organization of Common Core State Standards

Increasing Academic Literacy: Informational Text in the Common Core Standards

• Why it is important to teach informational text
• The Common Core State Standards as they relate to informational text
• The structures and features of informational text and importance of explicit instruction
• How informational text connects to the core curriculum

Common Core Standards: Text-Dependent Questions

• Explore the importance of text dependency in implementing the Common Core State Standards
• View an example of the use of text dependent questions
• Study the Reading standards as they relate to text dependency
• Distinguish between text dependent questions and non-text dependent questions and apply understanding
• Connect to the core curriculum

These courses are available anytime, day or night.

For more information, contact:

Monica Abeyta
(916) 228-2559