Language Arts

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4-5 Essential Instructional Practices

Please join us as we explore the Essential Instructional Practices in Literacy for Grades 4-5 and work to improve student achievement.

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Developing Individual Reading Instruction Plans (IRIP) Plans for English Learners

Developing IRIP Plans for EL grades K-3

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Engaging Struggling Writers in the K-1 Classroom Series

Engaging Struggling Writers in the K-1 Classroom Series

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GFEC Annual Writing Conference 2022 Featuring Kate Roberts

The GFEC Annual Writing Conference 2022 features Kate Roberts.

Language Arts

Improving Comprehension for K-5 Readers

Three sessions to learn tools for supporting student comprehension.

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K-3 Essential Instructional Literacy Practices #10 Collaboration with Families in Promoting Literacy

K-3 EILP #10 Collaboration with Families

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K-3 Essential Instructional Literacy Practices #2 Read Aloud

K-3 EILP #2 Read Aloud

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K-3 Essential Instructional Literacy Practices #3 Small Group and Individual Instruction

K-3 EILP #3 Small Group and Individual Instruction

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Linking Walks

Collected data will be used to identify trends and patterns that impact student learning.

Education and Learning

MeL.org 6-12 (All Content Areas)

This session will walk through databases available through the Michigan eLibrary.

Education and Learning

MeL.org K-5 (All Content Areas)

This session will walk through databases available through the Michigan eLibrary.

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Passage Based Writing K-5

Passage based writing (PBW) is a skill that is necessary for students to fully comprehend and talk about text.

Phonological Awareness

Phonological Awareness: Preparing Kindergarten and First Grade Readers and Writers

Phonological Awareness: Preparing Kindergarten and First Grade Readers and Writers

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Running Records of Text Reading Series

Running Records of Text Reading Series

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Social Emotional Learning

There is research to support the benefit of developing and using SEL skills with students in their day-to-day learning.

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Using STEM Books for Read Aloud

Work to create a STEM focused read aloud plan for your classroom.

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Using the Workshop Model to Teach Reading and Writing

Build students' fluency in reading and writing.

Student writing in a notebook

Writing with High-Proficiency English Learners

Writing strategies to support English Learners at a high writing proficiency level (WIDA 3.0-5.0)

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Writing Workshop (K-5)

Join us as we explore the Writing Workshop model and the benefits of running a workshop classroom.