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Engaging Literacy Session: April 27, 2017

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Sign Up Form: April 27

Sign-up Today for an Engaging Literacy Session!



·       Enjoy dinner and an evening of networking with colleagues!!!

·       Earn PD points, self-selected in-service, or just ENJOY!!!

·       Add to your personal literacy expertise and experience!!!


This form will confirm your session and your meal reservation!                                            

Deadline to sign-up is Friday, April 21st by filling out the following and sending to sroberts@jcboe.net.  A downloadable version is available on the right side bar.




CHOICE OF SESSION: (Choose one from list below):   Circle:  A    B    C    D    E    F


A.        Levels:  K-12

Ever wish you could see what was happening inside your students’ heads?  How can we teach if we don’t know what our students are thinking during a lesson?  How can we score well on a strand of evaluation that is encapsulated inside our students’ heads?   The answer is to make thinking visible.  In the book, Making Thinking Visible, the authors offer multiple strategies, applicable to K-12, that will help you as a teacher direct instruction and provide proof to evaluators!

B.       Levels:  K-2

Daily 5 is a structure that relies on training and modeling to help students become independent readers and writers.  It is an excellent way to provide authentic practice and produce stamina throughout literacy.

C.        Levels:  K-5: (Literacy and Math)

Literacy in the Math Block:  This session will enable you to facilitate a cross-curricular session on incorporating literacy best practices and strategies to increase rigor, engagement, motivation, learning, and connections inside of the math block.

D.        Levels:  6-12

Balanced Literacy in the 6-12 Classroom:  This session will help teachers to balance their literacy instruction in the middle and high school classroom!   Reference will be made to the title The Book Whisperer its use in the classroom.

E.        Levels:  K-5

Mentor Sentences:  The Engaging Way to Teach Grammar and Author’s Craft:  Many students fail to retain and apply language skills.  No more boring grammar lessons!  Use sentences from engaging texts to provide a writing model and a springboard to writer’s craft!

F.         Levels:  4-12

I Read It, But I Don’t Get It:  Comprehension Strategies for Adolescent Readers – Practical and relevant strategies for developing thinking during reading for upper grade students!

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