Guiding Readers to Proficiency
Comprehension Strategies for Rigorous Reading Workshop
November 17, 2017 / San Antonio, TX
Who Should Attend?
- Balanced Literacy Instruction
- Book Talks
- Shared Reading Instruction
- Close Reading Strategies
- Interactive Read Alouds
- 5 Steps for Effective Guided Reading Instruction
- Grouping Strategies
- Comprehension Focused (Figure 19)
- Effective Literature Circles
- Choosing "Just Right Texts"
- Literacy Management Strategies
- Model Lessons
- Critical Reading Vs. Close Reading
- Text Resource Suggestions
- Small Group Instruction Strategies
- Progress Monitoring Ideas
- Formative Assessment Examples
- Processing and Practicing Strategies
This seminar is part of the Creating Strategic Readers Conference. Attend one day or both!
Meet the Presenters
Kelly Harmon is a national presenter & author who has more than 26 years of experience working with at-risk students. She presents on a wide range of topics including Guided Math Instruction, RTI, technology, reading, writing, and strategies for highly effective teachers. Ms. Harmon works as an instructional coach for schools and districts across the United States. In addition to consulting, she also works with the Bureau of Education and Research, as well as Learning Sciences Marzano Center.
Randi Anderson is an elementary educator, blogger, and staff developer with almost 10 years of experience. She taught third and fourth grade in title one schools in the Fort Worth area. Before entering the classroom, Randi studied early childhood education and English as a second language at The University of Texas at Austin. She has a strong passion for making reading and writing authentic and engaging for her students.
"Very meaningful seminar! Being able to apply a hands on approach where students are able to take ownership in their learning across the content is great!" -Corina G.
"Best one yet! Loved it! Great resources & strategies!" - Lindsay T.
"High energy, interesting presentation! Very useful information and materials!" Luis P.
$225 per participant OR Attend both days of the conference for $425!
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Guiding Students to Proficiency Workshop
Friday, Nov. 17th, 8:30am
850 Halm Boulevard
San Antonio, TX
Location is the La Quinta Inn San Antonio Airport
Friday, November 17th, 2017
8:30am - 3:30pm
6 Hours of Professional Learning Credit Will be Earned by Each Participant
Each participant will receive a handout of resources and an online code to to access products discussed.
RSVPs are enabled for this event.
Practicing Skills, Strategies, and Processes
Kelly Harmon & Robert Marzano teamed up to write Practicing Skills, Strategies, & Processes. The book is part of the Essentials for Achieving Rigor Series.
Practicing Skills, Strategies, & Processes: Classroom Techniques to Help Students Develop Proficiency explores explicit techniques for mastering this crucial strategy of instructional practice. It includes:
- Explicit steps for implementation
- Recommendations for monitoring students’ ability to develop fluent thinking
- Adaptations for students who struggle, have special needs, or excel in learning
- Examples and non-examples from classroom practice
- Common mistakes and ways to avoid them