Academic Literacy Project - Grades 4-12 Day 1 ~ September 20, 2017

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DepartmentESU 10 - T&L
Primary ContactDenise O'Brien
Description2-Day Series: Day 1 will focus on increasing student engagement and providing explicit vocabulary instruction.

ESU 10 Teaching & Learning staff will model strategies and share examples of how teachers are increasing student engagement and improving vocabulary instruction.  Participants will have the opportunity to experience and practice the strategies throughout the training.

Academic Literacy Project goals are to become familiar with and implement research-based literacy strategies that will increase student achievement for all learners. The 2-day training will be based on the following research-based recommendations:
    ·   Provide explicit vocabulary instruction
    ·   Provide direct and explicit comprehension strategy instruction 
    ·   Provide opportunities for extended discussion of text meaning and interpretation
    ·   Increase student motivation and engagement in literacy learning

Day 1 is September 20, 2017 and Day 2 is February 1, 2018 - Dates are listed separately so you must register for each date.

LocationConference Rooms E & F - South Wing
Section Date(s)
September 20, 2017      9:00 AM       2:30 PM  
Audience4-12 Grade Teachers
Distance LearningNo, this section can NOT be taken via distance learning.
LunchNo, lunch is NOT provided.
StudentsNo, student support is NOT enabled for this section.
Extra CreditNo, this section can NOT be taken for college credit.