Empowering Readers

Through Read Alouds, Shared, and Guided Reading

October 25, 2016 / Dallas, TX

Shared, Guided, & Independent Reading!

Learn how the read aloud, shared, guided, and independent reading are connected! Explore and implement various ways to provide students with opportunities to read a variety of texts in many ways. Ensure that students are reading and comprehending at higher levels of thinking.

Specifically Designed for Grades K-6

Topics Covered

  • Balanced Literacy Instruction
  • Powerful Read Alouds
  • Shared Reading Instruction
  • Close Reading Strategies
  • 5 Steps for Effective Guided Reading Instruction
  • Grouping Strategies
  • Comprehension Focused
  • Fluency Practice Ideas
  • Independent Reading Ideas
  • Choosing "Just Right Texts"
  • Lesson Planning Tips
  • Literacy Management Strategies
  • Model Lessons
  • Critical Reading VS. Close Reading
  • Text Resource Suggestions
  • Small Group Instruction Strategies
  • Formative Assessments
  • Processing and Practicing Strategies
  • Mind-set Research

Meet The Presenter

Kelly Harmon, MAEd, is an international educational consultant with more than 25 years of experience working in early childhood to university level classrooms. Her passion for learning as led her from teaching to leadership roles. In 1998, she began working with districts and campuses in South Texas, providing grant management, literacy workshops, and instructional coaching. In 2002, she joined the Bureau of Education and Research (BER) to present seminars for literacy and technology across the United States and Canada. In 2012, Learning Sciences International Marzano Center invited her to join their team as a staff developer for the Marzano Evaluation Model and the Essentials of Rigor. Ms. Harmon earned her master’s degree at the University of Texas, San Antonio. She is co-author with Dr. Robert J. Marzano of Practicing Skills, Strategies, & Processes: Classroom Techniques to Help Students Develop Proficiency.


"I had been to workshops on Figure 19, but I have never heard it explained in such detail and with engaging activities as when I went to this workshop!" -Gena, TX

"Wonderful workshop! Wish we had another day to learn even more!"- Jennifer, TX

"Very informative and engaging seminar!" -Sarah, TX

Empowering Readers Through Read Alouds and Shared & Guided Reading Workshop

Tuesday, Oct. 25th, 8:30am

1655 North Central Expressway

Richardson, TX

The location is the Holiday Inn Richardson.


8:00am - 8:30am Registration

8:30am - 11:45am Morning Session

11:45am -1:00pm Lunch on Your Own

1:00pm - 3:30pm Afternoon Session

RSVPs are enabled for this event.


$199 Per Participant

Special Offers!!!

Register 3 or more staff members and receive a 10% discount.

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

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Kelly Harmon & Associates

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Check Out Kelly Harmon's New 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.