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Colorado Department of Education Professional Development - Language and Literacy Journal Clubs

Language and Literacy Journal Clubs

Audience: Educators | Topic: Special Education | Hosted by: Office of Special Education

Self-Paced format. Language and Literacy Journal Clubs
Self-Paced format

The Journal Club is an online course that uses articles about language and literacy to create the opportunity to read professional articles related to school-based issues, participate in online discussions to support implementation of strategies and complete a knowledge check assessment.

Language and Literacy Journal Club Flyer [PDF]

You may register for one or more topics of interest:

JC1 - Multidimensional View of Reading Comprehension
These articles address the multidimensional aspect of reading, including the role of the SLP in assessment and intervention of reading comprehension. 7 CDE contact hours.

JC2 - Analyzing Language Samples in Adolescents to Support Student Growth
This journal club looks at articles on how early speech or language disorders may affect language and literacy outcomes during adolescence. It explores how spoken and written language samples can be useful in assessment and intervention. 4 CDE contact hours.

JC3 - The Impact of Speech-Language on Literacy
This journal club focuses on increasing your understanding of the impact language development has on reading and writing skills as literacy develops over time. 5 CDE contact hours.

JC4 - What SLPs Need to Know About Dyslexia
This journal club focuses on the role speech-language pathologists play in assessing and providing interventions for students identified with or suspected of having dyslexia. 8.5 CDE contact hours.

Event Date and Time

  • Sunday, May 8, 2022 (All day) to Monday, July 25, 2022 (All day)


Certificate hours vary by journal club topic. Please see the above descriptions for more information. 

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