Brunch and Learn with Alan Sitomer: Guiding Students to Become Confident, Capable Writers in Today’s World, Sept. 15, 2018
Enjoy brunch and learning with Alan Sitomer, California Teacher of the Year Award winner, celebrated author of young adult fiction, children's literature, and professional resources for educators. Explore instructional strategies that will engage and empower our 3rd through 12th grade writers, even the most reluctant!
Reading in Your Subject Area for New Teachers
Secondary Literacies Alignment (SLA) establishes a coherent approach to literacy instruction within an integrated ELD context. Learn not-so-difficult-to-implement reading routines that simultaneously build content knowledge, language, and skills in comprehension, collaboration, meaning making, and communication.
Teaching Foundational Literacy Skills to English Learner Newcomers in Secondary Classrooms
English learners in grades 6-12, face challenges in our schools because of the linguistic and cognitive demands of secondary grades. These foundational reading skills contribute to students’ ability to independently engage with and use printed language for academic and personal purposes.
Expository Reading and Writing (ERWC), Grades 7-12
Develop students' ability to integrate knowledge from complex expository texts into reading, writing, listening/speaking, and language. Understand the way in which ERWC methodology and materials are aligned to Common Core and engage in collegial professional learning.