Three workshops will be offered on Balanced Literacy and Explicit, Systematic Reading Instruction. Please join us to learn more about reading science and how students learn to read. A simulation that allows you to experience what it's like to struggle to read will be offered along with detailed information on what matters and why when it comes to reading instruction.
The three dates are Saturday May 11 at the Chelsea School, Friday May 17 at The Summit School and Saturday May 18 at The Summit School. Content is repeated at each workshop and seating is limited so please register early!
Please join reading experts Linda Farrell and Michael Hunter with Readsters for the first of three workshops on reading instruction for young children. If you are a parent or educator and your child or students are learning to read, this workshop is for you. Please register ASAP for one of the three available workshops!
The workshops are expected to include:
- A struggling reader simulation: What does it look like to struggle with reading?
- An assessment to help you examine your knowledge of reading instruction practices and skills
- A deep dive into Balanced Literacy & Systematic, Explicit Reading Instruction
- There will be ample time for questions and answers; workshops include handouts;
- Refreshments: Will be limited to coffee and water;
- Lunch: Please bring snacks and lunch or be prepared to find lunch nearby.
- Arrival Time Friday & Parking: On Friday, May 17, school will be in session. Please arrive NO EARLIER than 9:00 am. If you arrive before 9am, you will interrupt the carpool drop off process and parking will not be available. Please arrive promptly at 9:00 am!
- Arrival Time, Saturday: The workshop will begin at 8:30 am for registration and the program will start at 8:45am.