Video Courses

Read with Me: Part 2

IACET Accredited
0.20 CEUs 1.5 Training Hours

It’s not what you read with children, but how you read that makes a difference. And you have the power to make reading exciting and attainable for your Dual Language Learners, all while finding opportunities to have brain-building conversations with your students.

100% Free
Time to complete
1.5 Hours
Provides a
Certificate of Training
Recommended for
  • Teachers who work with infants and toddlers, including dual language learners.

  • Families of infants and toddlers

  • Childcare program and site directors

By the End of This Course You’ll Be Able To
  • Modify the TIPS Strategy for dual language learners

  • Demonstrate use of the TIPS Strategy with any book read with children

Why It Matters
  • Dual language learners benefit when you read stories with them in English and in their first language and when you add some additional support.

  • Reading stories interactively paves  the way for development of content knowledge, vocabulary, and comprehension children need later on.

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

    TIPS with DLLs

     Duration 20  minutes
    After you finish this lesson, you will be ready to adapt TIPS to use effectively with dual language learners.
  2. Lesson 2

    Behind the Scenes: Planning for TIPS

     Duration 22  minutes
    In this lesson you have the opportunity to plan a complete read using the TIPS Planning Form. When you are finished, you will be ready to plan for any book you read with children!
  3. Lesson 3

    Case Study: Piecing it All Together

     Duration 38  minutes
    Follow Ebony's journey as she learns the TIPS strategy for the first time.
  4. Lesson 4

    Ready, Set, READ with Me!

     Duration 11  minutes
    After you finish this lesson, you will be ready to support children’s language and learning through the books you read with them, to make a difference in their learning journey, for a lifetime.
  5. Lesson 5

    End of Course Assessment

     Duration 16  minutes
    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

Kate Fleetwood, M. Ed.
Rollins Center eCoaching Facilitator
Kate Fleetwood is a Birth to 3rd Grade eCoaching 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 get excited with teachers when we observe students using Tier 2 words spontaneously in their conversations."
    Pre-K Coach, Consultant, & Speech-Language Pathologist
  • "I enjoy learning new ways to interact with children and to help them become the best they can be and be able to succeed in life to the fullest."
  • "The Cox Campus will give you practical tools to dramatically benefit the children in your classrooms, giving them the power to be successful in elementary school and well beyond."


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.