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Event Details: Cutting Edge Reading & Writing Techniques for Teachers

Description: Cutting Edge Reading & Writing Techniques for Teachers
Research Update: Teaching Implications for Struggling Readers in Elementary and Middle School with Links to Common Core State Standards
http://www.tc.columbia.edu/cps/reading

This interactive two-day Workshop is designed for in-service teachers who, as life-long learners, are interested in staying abreast of current research findings in the field of literacy instruction.

The goal of the Workshop is to provide participants with knowledge and practice with reading and writing interventions designed for improving the skills of students in elementary and middle school classrooms.

Participants will come away with a broader understanding of how to differentiate instruction effectively for the struggling readers and writers in their classrooms, including those whose primary language is not English. Additionally, the Workshop will provide participants a diagnostic framework for assessing the efficacy of their interventions and planning future instruction, and allow them the opportunity to relate instructional interventions to the Common Core State Standards.

This Workshop will be divided into four sessions focusing on critical literacy skills: word recognition, vocabulary, comprehension (including content area comprehension), and the relationship between close reading and writing.

Who Should Attend This Workshop

➢    General education classroom teachers
➢    Special education teachers
➢    Academic intervention specialists
➢    Reading and learning specialists
➢    Literacy coaches and administrators at the elementary and middle school levels.

Featured Program Director
Susan Masullo, Ph.D. – full time Lecturer and Director of the Literacy Practicums in the Reading Specialist Program at Teachers College, Columbia University.

Registration Fee

EARLY REGISTRATION DISCOUNT- Use discount code CPS10 before July 15th and save 10% off the two-day Workshop Registration Fee of $395.

Continuing Education: The Workshop will be offered for 12 clock hours.


Type: Classes & Workshops

Location: Teachers College, Columbia University

Date & Time: From 7/29/2014 9:00 AM To 7/30/2014 4:00 PM

Website: http://www.tc.columbia.edu/cps/reading

Email:

Contact Phone: 212-678-8311



Our Alumni

  • Dulce Noriega (Cohort 02-04)

    After graduating from the program, Dulce went back to California, where she married and lived in Monterey County, Salinas, California.  She worked as a fourth grade teacher in a district that had a high EL population and migrant community.  Most of the students´ parents worked in the fields.
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