Pizza & PD: Teaching our Busy City with Busytown

Our annual Holiday Express train exhibition has been reimagined to celebrate the 100th birthday of Busytown creator Richard Scarry!

Explore Recipe for Reading Phonics Program with Dr. Connie Russo

This full-day workshop trains participants in the use of Recipe for Reading – a multi-sensory phonics program useful for teachers in need of a comprehensive decoding program that can be used with minimal support.

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A Novel Approach: Whole-Class Novels, Student-Centered Teaching, and Choice presented by Kate Roberts PLUS Meet the Author, Paul Volponi

Join Kate Roberts for a discussion about the triumphs and troubles with both whole-class novels and independent reading and consider her practical framework for creating units that join both teaching methods together.

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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

Learn innovative, cutting edge ways to incorporate ‘signposts’ for reading comprehension into your K-5 reading lessons.

Explore Reading Comprehension with Anita Archer

This workshop will share best practices for teaching reading comprehension in Grades 6 – 12, utilizing Archer’s methods of explicit instruction.

Explore Resources to Teach the 1619 Project and the History of Slavery in the United States

Explore a series of essays, images, stories, and poems that challenge readers to reframe their understanding of U.S. history by considering 1619 as the start of this nation’s story.

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