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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6-12 Essential Practices (All Content Areas)

Join us to gain an initial understanding and awareness of disciplinary literacy and the Disciplinary Literacy Essentials 6-12 document.

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A Teachers Guide to Setting Up a Balanced Literacy Classroom K-5 (2020-2021)

Learn about balanced literacy classrooms.

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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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GFEC 2020 Annual Conference Featuring Penny Kittle

GFEC 2020 Annual Conference

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Improving Comprehension for K-5 Readers

Three session quickshop.

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K-3 Essential Instructional Literacy Practices Network (2019-2020)

This series of professional development dates are for K-3 classroom teachers, special education teachers, coaches and interventionists.

A man with a young girl sitting on his lap reading a book together

K-3 Essential Instructional Literacy Practices Network (2020-2021)

This series of professional development dates are for K-3 classroom teachers, special education teachers, coaches and interventionists.

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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

Join us as we play with listening games, rhyming, phonemes, alliteration and manipulation of sounds.

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Phonological Awareness: Preparing First Grade Readers & Writers

Phonological Awareness: Preparing First Grade Readers & Writers

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Phonological Awareness: Preparing Kindergarten Readers & Writers

Phonological Awareness: Preparing Kindergarten Readers & Writers

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Ramping Up Read Aloud

Join us as we explore Read Alouds as a way to motivate students, build community and improve comprehension and vocabulary.

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Read Aloud (Pre-K and K-3)

Join us as we take a deeper look at concepts of print, building vocabulary and comprehension.

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Readers Workshop at the Secondary Level (6-12)

Looking for ways to re-energize your English classroom?? Want to get your students excited about reading again??

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Reading Recovery Teacher Training

This is a 10 graduate credit program for certified/licensed educators at the elementary school level.

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Reading Workshop

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

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Reading Workshop (K-5)

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

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Reading, Writing, Rhetoric, and Reasoning

Jennifer Fletcher explores classroom strategies to help students at all levels read, write, listen, speak, and think rhetorically.

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Running Records of Text Reading: Focusing on Struggling Readers K-2

Running Records provide accurate and reliable assessments of children’s reading, especially children struggling with literacy.

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Student Centered Coaching Network

Networking and follow-up resource for participants who attended the Student Centered Coaching event in October 2019.

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Writing Workshop

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

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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.