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Deeper Comprehension: Signposts for Young Readers presented by Kylene Beers & Bob Probst PLUS Meet the Author, Crystal Allen – Grades K-5

Open to: Elementary Teachers and administrators.

Opportunity at a Glance: Kylene Beers & Bob Probst bring their signature humor and literacy expertise to this session focusing deep reading. They will share innovative, cutting edge ways to incorporate their ‘signposts’ for reading comprehension into K-5 reading lessons. Participants will explore practical reading strategies to foster deep, meaningful interaction with texts and higher level thinking and discussion in elementary classrooms. The day will conclude with a reading and discussion by Crystal Allen who is most known for the popular The Magnificent Mya Tibbs series. Participants will receive several of the author’s books. CTLE is available.

Key dates: Thursday, December 5, 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Location: Bayard Rustin Campus (bldg. name carved above door reads ‘Strauben Muller Textile HS’) 351 West 18th Street (btwn 8th & 9th Ave.), School Auditorium New York, NY 10011.

Registration deadline: November 27. 

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