Teaching Practices that Position Students Closer to Reading Excellence - Building Adolescent Readers
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Teaching Practices that Position Students Closer to Reading Excellence - Building Adolescent Readers
Presented by: Kelly Gallagher
Date(s):
Monday, May 13, 2019 | 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Session Location:
Enmax Centre CWB Lounge 2510 Scenic Drive S, Lethbridge, AB
About the Session:

Teaching Practices that Position Students Closer to Reading Excellence – Building Adolescent Readers”

With a focus on building reading lives that last, participants in this workshop will discuss the following:

  • Strategies that enable students to move beyond surface-level comprehension and into deeper reading of difficult text
  • Why teachers in all content areas should address reading motivation and recreational reading
  • Understanding reading as a process, and how that helps improve student comprehension
  • Understanding the importance of 2nd draft reading
  • How writing deepens reading comprehension
Audience:
Grade 6-12
About the Presenter(s):
Kelly Gallagher

Kelly Gallagher teaches at Magnolia High School in Anaheim, California, where he is in his 34th year. He is the former co-director of the South Basin Writing Project at California State University, Long Beach and the former president of the Secondary Reading Group for the International Literacy Association. Kelly is the author of several books on adolescent literacy, most notably Readicide: How Schools Are Killing Reading and What You Can Do About It and Write Like This. Kelly’s latest book, co-written with Penny Kittle, is 180 Days: Two Teachers and the Quest to Engage and Empower Adolescents. Follow Kelly on Twitter @KellyGToGo, and visit him at www.kellygallagher.org.

 Kelly Gallagher

Registration Fee:

$150.00

Registration Deadline:

May 10, 2019

Registration Notes:

Includes lunch and refreshments