Instructional Programs

While the primary focus of Make Way for Books is to build a recommended collection of quality children’s literature and be a reliable online seller of these books, it is also involved in the development and support of three instructional programs for schools. Make Way for Books’ program support includes graphic design, publication, and distribution of course materials, along with training and graduate credit coordination.

Architecture of Learning

a Clerestory Learning Professional Development Program developed by Kevin D. Washburn, Ed.D. architectureoflearning.com

This research-based Instructional Design program equips teachers to understand the way the brain learns and to design instruction that intentionally engages the appropriate processes for students to build knowledge and understandings that extend [continued…]

Foundations & Frameworks

Instructional Reading program developed by Kevin D. Washburn, Ed.D. & Cheryl M. Blackmon, Ed.D.;
Joanne Sellers Barbee, M.Ed., Coordinator

This research-based Instructional Reading program was developed at and is maintained by curriculum instructors at Briarwood Christian School, Birmingham AL. Foundations & Frameworks employs the best instructional practices [continued…]

NOTE:
The Architecture of Learning Basic Course is a component of Foundations & Frameworks Basic Training

Writer’s Stylus

a Clerestory Learning Professional Development Program developed by Kevin D. Washburn, Ed.D. writersstylus.com

This research-based Instructional Writing program focuses on authenticity (actually teaching writing by applying mechanics and grammar to real writing), integration (connecting elements such as excellent writing models, direct instruction, coaching, etc. [continued…]

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