Tag Archives: Literacy

Literacy Upcoming PD

LITERACY Maine Literacy Council FALL BOOK BONANZA https://www.smore.com/tq123 October 5 6:00 – 8:00 pm Gardiner: Gardiner Middle School ELA / LITERACY MDOE FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT Series “Working Smarter, Not Harder” http://www.maine.gov/doe/ela/resources/working- smarter-not-harder.pdf October 12 (and 1/26, 3/8) Waterville: Governor’s Restaurant October 14 (and 1/27, 3/3) Portland: Keeley’s Event Center October 20 (and 1/31, 3/10) Orono/Brewer: Black Bear Inn and […]

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DOE ELA/Literacy Assessment Workshops

Working Smarter, Not Harder:  A Closer Look at Formative Assessment http://www.maine.gov/doe/ela/resources/working-smarter-not-harder.pdf Maine DOE series of 3 workshops to support effective development of formative assessment practices in ELA / Literacy Facilitated by Maine DOE specialists and teacher leaders from across the state  Builds from current practices to extend and deepen knowledge about formative assessment.   Learn more about how to: […]

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Reading for Understanding Project

National Symposium on Reading for Understanding May 18–19, 2016 The Reading for Understanding (RfU) research initiative was a five-year project funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences to develop effective strategies for improving reading comprehension for students in grades preK–12. Six project teams were awarded grants. In May of 2016, ETS […]

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Summer Literacy Institute

2016 Summer Literacy Institute — High Impact Instructional Routines and Strategies “Routines are the backbone of daily classroom life. They facilitate teaching and learning…. Routines don’t just make your life easier, they save valuable classroom time. And what’s most important, efficient routines make it easier for students to learn and achieve more.” — Learning to Teach…not just […]

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PD Opportunity Cross Discipline Literacy Network

2015-16 Cross Discipline Literacy Network (CDLN) fosters content literacy instruction practices that support teaching and learning across content areas for all students, pK-12. AUDIENCE: Educators from all content disciplines, PK-12 are welcome to join. CONTENT STRANDS:  The network will explore close reading, integrated units of study (elementary),  text dependent questioning (K-5 and 6-12), and strategies for teaching unfamiliar genres (6-12). Formative assessment opportunities […]

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New England Reading Association Conference

New England Reading Association Conference Moving Forward: Inspiring Learners Beyond Measure Pre-Conference Event: Author Illustrator Evening, September 19, 2013 Conference: September 20 – 21, 2013 Holiday Inn By the Bay, Portland, ME Conference Program here. Online Registration here.

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