Developing Language & Literacy

For Early Childhood Educators

April 22, 2016 / San Antonio, TX

Specifically designed for early childhood educators, administrators, ESL teachers, PPCD teachers, Title, and RTI interventionists for PK-2.

Talking, Singing, Reading, and Writing in the Early Childhood Classroom!

April 22, 2016/ San Antonio, TX

Spend the day building your knowledge of the latest ideas and learning for the early childhood classroom. Kelly Harmon will guide educators through developing language through singing, talking, reading, and writing in the early childhood classroom. Learn about shared reading and writing, early literacy centers, and using music & movement to engage three through seven year olds. Also, enjoy make-and-take activities you can immediately use with your students.

Developing Language and Literacy

  • Explore ways to use children’s literature to help your students build background knowledge about the world around them
  • Use mentor texts to create shared and guided writing experiences
  • Learn how to implement effective shared reading to get maximum student literacy development
  • Use music to develop print concepts, phonological awareness, phonics, and comprehension skills
  • Make and Take literacy games your students will love to play
  • Explore six literacy centers that provide daily practice for all areas of the ELAR TEKS and Prekindergarten guidelines

Technology Too!

  • Explore ways you can access and use eBooks in your classroom
  • Discover ways to use the iPad with young children including using QR codes and apps that teach
  • Use inquiry for science and social studies topics to build language and background knowledge
  • Use videos as virtual field trips and discussions that help your students explore the world beyond their own community

Early Childhood Workshop- Language and Literacy

Friday, April 22nd, 8:30am

19280 Redland Road

San Antonio, TX

The location is the Holiday Inn Stone Oak off of 281 North.


8:00am- Registration Begins

8:30am-11:45am- Morning Session

1:00pm-3:30pm- Afternoon Session


6 Hours of Professional Development will be awarded

Bring your own device

Wifi will be provided

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Registration Information


$195 per participant

Administrators attend for FREE with registration of 3 or more teachers!

10% discount for groups booking 3 or more! ($175 Per Person)

You can register by Faxing, Calling, or Emailing your registration form in.

Purchase Orders are accepted.

Please Make Checks or Purchase Orders out to Kelly Harmon & Associates

Call (817) 583-1290

Fax (972) 369-7327


For more Information please contact us today!

Meet the Presenter

Kelly Harmon is a national presenter who has more than 24 years of experience working with at-risk students. She presents on a wide range of topics including RTI, technology, and reading, writing, and strategies for highly effective teachers. She works as an instructional coach for schools and districts across the United States. She also works with the Bureau of Education and Research, as well as Learning Sciences Marzano Center.


"Wonderful workshop! Wish we had another day to learn even more!"

- Jennifer, TX

"So very informative! Lots of great ideas to take back and share on my campus!"

-Crystal, TX

"Another great day! Thanks for all the wonderful ideas- can't wait to get them started!"

- Vickie, TX

Check Out Kelly Harmon's Book!!!

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

For more information click here!

Kelly Harmon & Associates, LLC

Kelly Harmon & Associates began in 2001 with a mission of instructional coaching and providing rich literacy resources for educators and parents. Our work incorporates research-based best practices for teaching and learning. Our services are professional development, curriculum development, instructional coaching, grant writing, project management, and technology integration.