Developing Talkers is a research-based curriculum supplement that helps teachers support academic language use in their classroom by using rich narrative and informational texts as the springboard for more extended learning. Hablemos Juntos is the corresponding curriculum for instruction in Spanish.
- Developing Talkers Through Interactive Read Alouds: This full-day session provides participants with an overview of the supplemental curriculum, as well as an understanding of what is included in the kit. Participants will learn how to implement the 14-week curriculum and explicitly teach sophisticated vocabulary words. Training provides support for Tier 1 whole-group, and Tier 2 small-group instruction.
- Hablemos Juntos a traves de la lectura compartida e interactiva: This full-day training is in English but focuses on implementing the Hablemos Juntos curriculum. Training provides support for Tier 1 whole-group, and Tier 2 small-group instruction.
- Developing Talkers & Hablemos Juntos Combined: This training is developed for schools that provide instruction to prekindergarten children in English and Spanish. Participants are trained on how to implement the Developing Talkers and Hablemos Juntos 14-week curriculum supplement. Training provides support for Tier 1 and Tier 2 instruction.