The First 25 Days of School K-6

Planning Instruction and Routines For First 25 Days!

August 5th, 2015 / San Antonio, TX

Specifically designed for Classroom Teachers, Resource Teachers, Title I Staff, Special Education Staff, and Other educators teaching ELAR in grades K-6.

Learn how to plan and implement Reading & Writing Workshop at the beginning of the school year!

Starting the school year off strong is important and we are here to help!

Topics covered
  • How to Set Up Your Classroom for Maximum Learning
  • Organizing the Daily Schedule to Include Plenty of Practice Time
  • Literacy-based Strategy Walls
  • Choice Boards for Independent Work
  • Differentiated Practices for Homework
  • Reader's and Writer's Workshop
  • Literacy Centers Vs. Stations Vs. Daily 5
  • Response to Intervention and Instruction Activities for Tier 1,2, and 3
  • Independent Vocabulary Activities
  • Fluency Strategies
  • Reader's and Writer's Notebooks
  • Spelling and Word Work Journals
  • Increase Student Achievement
  • Learning Scales for Assessment

Goal For This Seminar

  • Organize daily work routines to actively engage your students in practicing and developing English Language Arts
  • Develop and system to balance independent learning with small group and individual conferring.
  • Investigate tech-savvy ideas and resources perfect for reading and writing.
  • Explore an array of ideas for supporting your students as they strengthen their comprehension, fluency, vocabulary, and writing.

Presented by Kelly Harmon

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

"I'm excited to use all the wonderful ideas I learned today with my new class!"

- Olga, TX

The First 25 Days of School

August 5, 2015
8:30am- 3:30pm

Drury Inn

801 North Loop 1604 East

San Antonio, TX


6 Hours of Professional Development Credit

B.Y.O.D. (Bring Your Own Device)


$190 Per Participant

Special Offers!!!

Register 3 or more staff members and receive a 10% discount. ($171 per person)

Principals & Assistant Principals attend FREE with the registration of 3 or more staff members.

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The First 25 Days of School: Planning Reading & Writing Instruction

Wednesday, Aug. 5th 2015 at 8:30am

801 North Loop 1604 W

San Antonio, TX

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Workshop Registration Form & PDF Flyer