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Now Hiring for Job Positions throughout Central Ohio
The ESC is now hiring for educator positions including intervention specialists, teaching assistants and more in schools throughout the Central Ohio region - some of which now include a $1500 hiring incentive. For more information regarding incentive eligibility, please see here.

Adolescent Literacy

Adolescent literacy, a set of reading, writing, speaking and listening skills for 4th-12th graders, supports all learners. The ESC offers professional development, coaching, facilitation, and resources to address strategy-integration and best practice, collaboration across grade levels and content areas along with assessment and curriculum planning assistance.

General Resources

Disciplinary Literacy Resources

- Article highlighting how to make sustainable change using DL practices across a school site

Literacy Practices that Adolescents Deserve Disciplinary Literacy Strategies in Content Area Classes
- Cynthia Shanahan explores DL practices for the four core areas

Content Area Literacy Resources

- Chart and descriptions

- Library of before, during and after reading strategies for vocabulary, comprehension and writing instruction

- Support document for implementation of literacy across content areas

Writing Resources

- IES Practice Guide 2016

- Text structure guidelines

- William Van Cleave on writing

Advanced Word Study Resources

- Dianna Townsend on-demand viewing guide regarding morphology

- The Grammar Project

- Article regarding morphology

Links for Learning

- Rachel Lang Daniels regarding disciplinary literacy

- Joan Sedita regarding Literacy Planning for Grades 4-12

- Dr. Joshua Lawrence regarding building a culture of literacy for adolescents

- Dr. Gholnescar Muhammad regarding culturally responsive practices and text sets