Merging Content and Literacy Skills Through Learning Centers – Center Structure and Management


Presenter: Katherine McKnight, Ph.D.
T-TESS Domain: Planning 1.1, Planning 1.4, Instruction 2.1, Instruction 2.2, Instruction 2.4 
Grade Level: Elementary & Secondary
Hours: 1

Learning centers are a great way to reinforce ideas and help students practice concepts. In this 1-hour course, Dr. Katherine McKnight shares how to set up and structure learning centers in your classroom. Dr. McKnight guides educators through the practical details of creating centers. She also shares four real-life examples of learning centers that educators can glean ideas from. 

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How do you know if a learning center is set up to succeed? The way that centers are structured makes all the difference. In “Merging Content and Literacy Skills Through Learning Centers – Center Structure and Management,” Dr. Katherine McKnight shares the practical steps to creating centers in your classroom. You can also watch educators implement centers in their classrooms in four real-life examples. Discover exactly how to make centers with activities that reinforce your lessons.

In this 1-hour course, educators will learn:

  • Models for the format and management of learning centers
  • Examples of centers in action
  • Organization strategies
  • When to use centers
  • How many students to place at each center

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17 reviews for Merging Content and Literacy Skills Through Learning Centers – Center Structure and Management

  1. Traci – CONROE ISD (verified owner)

    I thought this was a great course. I think it’s important for teachers to realize that adolescents still need that active engagement.

  2. Deborah – Huber Heights City (verified owner)

    Good ideas for center structure, management, and assessment.

  3. Christella – LAREDO ISD (verified owner)

    good ideas!

  4. MIGUEL – SOCORRO ISD (verified owner)

    I really enjoy this presenter.

  5. Aracely – EDINBURG CISD (verified owner)

    Presenter was helpful in showing classroom observations.

  6. Rachel – ECTOR COUNTY ISD (verified owner)

    She’s an informative and animated presenter.

  7. Alisha – BURLESON ISD (verified owner)

    I really like McNight as a presenter. She does talk fast but she’s to the point and entertaining.

  8. Isabel – ECTOR COUNTY ISD (verified owner)

    Good ideas on stations, grouping, transitions, and organization of centers.

  9. Valeria – ECTOR COUNTY ISD (verified owner)

    Good insight into high school and middle school center implementation. Would have preferred an elementary level course.

  10. Tanya – EDINBURG CISD (verified owner)

    It has great ideas!

  11. Susan – BOERNE ISD (verified owner)

    I have some great ideas for my centers for next school year.

  12. Teena – EDINBURG CISD (verified owner)

    Provided good pointers on setting up successful centers.

  13. Dana – GALVESTON ISD (verified owner)

    Good ideas

  14. Andrea – HALLSVILLE ISD (verified owner)

    Good information! Very feasible application.

  15. Jennifer – SCHERTZ-CIBOLO-U CITY ISD (verified owner)

    Very well done!

  16. Adriana – SOCORRO ISD (verified owner)

    Very informative!

  17. Carmen Alicia – SOCORRO ISD (verified owner)


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