Academic Literacy Project 2.0 Day 1 ~ September 23, 2021

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DepartmentESU 10 - T&L
Primary ContactJeff Janda
Facilitator(s)Sarah Essay, Denise O'Brien
DescriptionThis is a 3 Day Series.  Register for each day separately.
September 23, 2021, -Keynote + Engagement + Learning Walks/Collective Efficacy
November 17, 2021, -Vocab/Comprehension Part 1
January 26, 2022, -Comprehension Part 2 + Text Discussion

Dr. Nancy Frey will provide a keynote address (via Zoom) focused on literacy across all grades and content areas.

ESU 10 Teaching & Learning staff will model strategies and share examples of how teachers are increasing student comprehension in content area reading.  There will be strategies modeled and shared that will increase opportunities for teachers to involve students in text discussion.

Academic Literacy Project goals are to become familiar with and implement research-based literacy strategies that will increase student achievement for all learners. The 3-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 oral language opportunities
Increase student motivation and engagement in literacy learning

LocationESU 10 Kearney NE - Conference Room B - North Wing
Section Date(s)
September 23, 2021      9:00 AM       3:00 PM  
Audience4-12 Teachers and Administrators
Distance LearningNo, this section can NOT be taken via distance learning.
LunchYes, lunch is provided.
StudentsNo, student support is NOT enabled for this section.
Extra CreditNo, this section can NOT be taken for college credit.
CommentsNote:  Subject to change based on available funds.

Title II-A & Title IV Schools are eligible for $125 for Substitute Reimbursement