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Literacy Workstations

IACET Accredited
0.10 CEUs 0.5 Training Hours

Did you know classroom organization and setup can make a difference in how children learn? Find out how you can create literacy workstations, spaces where your students can work independently to boost their language and literacy skills.

100% Free
Time to complete
0.5 Hours
Provides a
Certificate of Training
Recommended for
  • Kindergarten – 3rd grade educators

  • Principals and Vice Principals

By the End of This Course You’ll Be Able To
  • Design organized spaces to help children develop language and literacy skills
  • Categorize different types of workstations and their role in literacy development
  • Develop a plan to create, manage and rotate literacy work stations throughout the year
Why It Matters
  • Literacy workstations allow children to independently practice their already-learned skills

  • Creating engaging literacy workstations allows you to optimize engagement for all children

How it Works

  • Learn at Your Own Pace

    You don’t have to finish the course all in one sitting. In fact, we recommend you take this course a little bit at a time, incorporating what you’ve learned in the classroom.

  • Earn IACET CEUs

    In order to pass and receive IACET CEUs for this course, you will first need to complete all the lessons, then complete the end of course assessment with a score of 80% or higher.

  • Free Guided Resources

    As you go through a course, we’ll introduce you to free resources that will help you implement what you’re learning.

  • Never Learn Alone

    Have a question on what you’re learning in the course or how to use a resource? Reach out to the Cox Campus community for advice or to lend a helping hand to others.


  1. Lesson 1

    LWS Lesson 1: Classroom Organization

    In this Lesson, you’ll meet Chankyna, a K-3rd Facilitator. Together you’ll see what’s possible in your classroom arrangements for supporting comprehensive literacy instruction at different literacy work stations. You’ll explore how you can intentionally organize physical spaces to help your students develop language and literacy skills.
  2. Lesson 2

    LWS Lesson 2: Planning and Creating Literacy Workstations

    In this lesson, you’ll explore some examples and benefits of literacy workstations, and their role in comprehensive literacy instruction. You’ll also learn how to plan, create, manage, and rotate literacy workstations from the start of the school year, using strategic and purposeful classroom arrangements. When you finish this lesson, you’ll be ready to set and teach expectations for literacy workstation procedures, allowing children to practice independently.
  3. Lesson 3

    LWS Lesson 3: End of Course Assessment

    In this lesson, you will take the end-of-course assessment. You must score 80% or higher to pass the assessment and receive your certificate of completion.

Your Facilitator

Chankyna Aribo, M. Ed.
Rollins Center K-3rd Grade Facilitator
Chankyna is a kindergarten through third grade facilitator for the Rollins Center. She is a member of the Rollins’ Content Development Team for online learning courses for Cox Campus and provides online coaching on Cox Campus practices.

Success Stories

  • "I love the Cox Campus courses because I am able to log on at my convenience and learn a little more information to help me be a better teacher/caregiver and even a better parent."
    Infant/Toddler Teacher
  • "I have experienced more meaningful conversations with my students and have seen them flourish in literacy due to the incorporation of strategies I’ve learned."
    Pre-K Teacher
  • "I have learned so much to take back to my classroom. I’m using these learning experiences to help strengthen the language of each child and I see a difference each day in the children’s language."


The Cox Campus is the digital outreach platform for the Rollins Center for Language & Literacy. Our team is composed of experienced teachers, early learning and language experts, neuroscientists, school leaders, speech language pathologists and authorities in adult learning and curriculum design to give all children access to the Science of Reading to change the odds for all children.

The Rollins Center, of the Atlanta Speech School, in some cases, may allow an instructor, facilitator, content editor or a subject matter expert or consultant with proprietary interests to conduct professional development activities at Rollins events, provided that appropriate disclosure of such interest is made. Disclosure of proprietary interest will be made on course material and at the beginning of the course/learning event, when applicable.