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Elementary Literacy

Skyrocket Skills with Kagan Structures!

July 19–20, 2022
Grades K-5

Reading is the single best predictor of overall achievement. A comprehensive literacy approach is the single best predictor of reading success for all students. If you want to enhance literacy and reduce the achievement gap, this is the workshop for you! Learn engaging instructional strategies to incorporate balanced literacy into your daily curriculum. Experience and learn to apply fresh Kagan Structures that dramatically increase not only reading comprehension, but also vocabulary, reading fluency, writing, word study, and phonemic awareness. Learn remedies for reluctant and struggling readers; increase reading fluency and comprehension among all students. Prepare students for academic success across the curriculum. You'll create a more balanced and interactive literacy approach in your classroom. WS# 33752

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  • Develop thinking and understanding as students explain their own ideas
  • Learn a range of metacognitive strategies to engage students throughout reading lessons
  • Boost vocabulary word knowledge with quizzing structures
  • Encourage daily interactions with classmates and teammates to develop speaking and listening skills
  • Practice the conventions of English with coaching structures
  • Use pairs and teams to have students participate effectively in a range of conversations
  • Ensure all students contribute to discussions with turn-taking structures

Workshop Info

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Check-in: 8:00 am
Course: 8:30 am–4:00 pm

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“I’m always impressed when such highly intelligent people can deliver complex information in a way anyone can comprehend.”

—Lisa Keen, 3rd Grade Teacher

“Inspiring, motivating, supportive.”

—Sarah Rouse, 10-11th Grade Physics/Science Teacher

“Super powerful information that I wish I had learned years ago when I was in college preparing to become a teacher.”

—Sascha Smith, 5th Grade Teacher

“This workshop was extremely valuable. The connection with EQ and success in the classroom and in life is powerful.”

—Heather Brown, 6-8th Grade Science Teacher

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