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This Is Balanced Literacy, Grades K-6

Monday, September 16, 2019 - 3:30pm

Presented by Douglas Fisher, Nancy Frey, and Nancy Akhavan

What factors come to mind when you hear the term “Balanced Literacy?” It is a term that has been used (and misused) for so long that it has lost meaning. Time to restore and refine! To create the perfect balance of high-impact learning experiences that engage and excite learners, teachers must be intentional in the design of learning activities, purposeful in the selection of instructional materials, utilize evidence-based teaching methods, and be strategic in groupings of students based on assessment data. Join reading experts Nancy Akhavan, Doug Fisher, and Nancy Frey as they outline the essential evidence-based approaches that define the balance for your students, lighting the path for you to implement balanced literacy in your classroom.


Shake Up Literacy Learning with Multitasking Mentor Texts

Monday, January 31, 2022 - 3:30pm

Presented by Pam Koutrakos and Maria Walther

Join authors Pam Koutrakos and Maria Walther as they share their passion for using children’s literature to create joyful, student-centered literacy experiences. Learn how to use books as your teaching partners to mentor inquisitive learners and lead them on the path toward independence.

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Doug Fisher and Nancy Frey

Monday, September 12, 2016 - 3:30pm

Presented by Douglas Fisher & Nancy Frey

This webinar introduces key concepts from the book on what works, and more importantly, when it works. Fisher and Frey explain the importance of effect size in determining one’s impact on student learning, and explore the learning conditions needed as students go from surface learning, to deeper learning and transfer. Graphic organizers are effective, but when? When is reciprocal teaching best deployed? In collaboration with John Hattie, the authors have aligned literacy practices to phases of learning.


Simply Small Groups: Differentiating Literacy Learning in Any Setting

Monday, November 1, 2021 - 3:30pm

Presented by Deb Diller

Too many decisions, limited time for planning, students reading at many different levels? Examine the why, what, and how of small group literacy instruction with Debbie Diller, a trusted educator with more than four decades of experience.


Doug and Nancy

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 - 3:30pm

 

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This webinar introduces key concepts from the book on what works, and more importantly, when it works. Fisher and Frey explain the importance of effect size in determining one’s impact on student learning, and explore the learning conditions needed as students go from surface learning, to deeper learning and transfer. Graphic organizers are effective, but when? When is reciprocal teaching best deployed? In collaboration with John Hattie, the authors have aligned literacy practices to phases of learning. 


Accelerating Student Learning Through Equity and Literacy Institute

Accelerating student growth and achievement within the context of post-COVID teaching and learning demands that we leverage our expertise as educators to make decisions each day about what content, ideas, and skills we want our students to know, understand, and be able to do. We make decisions about how much time to spend on specific topics and how frequently to engage learners in that topic. We assess learners’ progress through high-quality assessments and decide when to intervene, on what, and at what level of intensity with each evidence-based activity.

Honolulu, Hawaii | Apr 07 - Apr 08, 2022

Early Bird Pricing: $349 per person

General Pricing: $399 per person after January 31


Simply Stations, Grades K-4: What Does the Rest of the Class Do During Small Groups?

Monday, May 18, 2020 - 3:30pm

Presented by Debbie Diller

Literacy work stations, when done well, can solve both of these problems—and more. Literacy stations provide partner practice using what teachers already have in their classrooms. During her presentation, Debbie will show teachers how to create and sustain meaningful, engaging literacy stations that grow and change as their students develop new skills, and as instructional time shifts. Plus, teachers will be reminded how to make confident decisions based on what they know about their kids and about good literacy instruction—so they can move away from quick-fix ideas like worksheets or pre-made centers found online.


What Are You Grouping For? Five Teacher Moves to Jump Start & Sustain Small Group Learning Opportunities

Monday, December 3, 2018 - 3:30pm

Presented by Julie Wright and Barry Hoonan

With all the demands schools face today, time never seems to be on our side. With that comes big responsibilities for how we spend our time during reading workshops to make the biggest impact possible. In this webinar, the authors of What Are You Grouping For? How to Guide Small Groups Based on Readers—Not the Book, will walk you through five teacher moves for growing students’ reading muscles through small-group learning experiences: kidwatching, pivoting, assessing, curating, and planning. During this interactive webinar (get ready to participate and add your voice to the conversation through a google doc if you choose!), Julie and Barry will share some key strategies that will help you launch and sustain small-group learning opportunities with students’ curiosities, passions, habits, and needs in mind.


The Rebellious Read Aloud

Monday, April 18, 2022 - 3:30pm

Presented by Vera Ahiyya

Children yearn to see themselves in our classrooms.  In this session, we'll discuss how our culture reveals itself in the classroom and make connections between diversity and our students using children's books.

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The ABCs of Powerful Professional Development™

Monday, April 25, 2022 - 3:30pm

Presented by Daniel Bauer

In this webinar with Mastermind author Daniel Bauer, leaders will discover how integrating more authenticity, belonging, and challenge will transform their life and leadership experiences.

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