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SEEC - Improving Academic Literacy - Cohort B
The Improving Academic Literacy (IAL) Project is a professional development opportunity sponsored by the South East Education Cooperative (SEEC). The goals of this project  are to become familiar with and implement research-based literacy strategies that will increase student achievement for learners in grades K-6 (elementary cohort) and grades 6-12 (secondary cohort).

- August 13, 2018: (8:30-3:30) IAL Kickoff - Engaging and Motivating all students

- October 10, 2018: (8:30-11:30) OR (12:00-3:00) Academic Language/Vocabulary (pt 1)

- December 4, 2018: (8:30-11:30) OR (12:00-3:00) Academic Language/Vocabulary (pt 2)

- February 13, 2019: (8:30-11:30) OR (12:00-3:00) Critical Thinking/Comprehension (pt 1)

- April 9, 2019: (8:30-11:30) OR (12:00-3:00) Critical Thinking/Comprehension (pt 2) & Structuring Effective Classroom Discussions

Dr. Kevin Feldman, the lead trainer for this project, is the director of reading and intervention for the Sonoma County Office of Education and an independent educational consultant working with districts across the country. He has more than 40 years of experience in education with a primary focus on accelerating literacy of struggling readers, English language learners and students with disabilities.

2 credits are available through VCSU for those who attend all sessions and meet requirements. Cost of credits are the responsibility of the participant.

LEARNING WALKS WILL BE CONDUCTED ON DATES STILL TO BE DETERMINED

Session 4 (Required)
Session ID: 38512
Day 4: Critical Thinking/Comprehension (Pt 1 - AM Session)
Date/Time: Wednesday, February 13, 2019 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Seats Filled: 21 / 60
Location:Jamestown School District, Jamestown Admin Building, 207 2nd Ave SE, Jamestown, 58401, JMS - Thompson Room



Important Breakout Information:
• Session 4 Debrief and Study (PM): Content is based on the latest research findings (IES Summary) re: “best practices” including but are not limited to; engaging and motivating all students, academic language/vocabulary, critical thinking/comprehension (Part 1)

•Plan for Partner/Peer observation, debrief, and reflection

• Plan for videotaping an IES lesson to submit to SEEC

Bring your binder! Laptops/tablets will be needed for short periods at each session.Laptops/tablets will be needed for short periods at each session.

Lunch and snack will be provided.


Registration for this session has ended
Session ID: 38513
Day 4: Critical Thinking/Comprehension (Pt 1 - PM Session)
Date/Time: Wednesday, February 13, 2019 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Seats Filled: 13 / 60
Location:Jamestown School District, Jamestown Admin Building, 207 2nd Ave SE, Jamestown, 58401, JMS - Thompson Room



Important Breakout Information:
• Session 4 Debrief and Study (PM): Content is based on the latest research findings (IES Summary) re: “best practices” including but are not limited to; engaging and motivating all students, academic language/vocabulary, critical thinking/comprehension (Part 1)

•Plan for Partner/Peer observation, debrief, and reflection

• Plan for videotaping an IES lesson to submit to SEEC

Bring your binder! Laptops/tablets will be needed for short periods at each session.Laptops/tablets will be needed for short periods at each session.

Lunch and snack will be provided.


Registration for this session has ended
Session 5 (Required)
Session ID: 38514
Day 5: Critical Thinking/Comprehension (Pt 2 - AM Session) & Structuring Effective Classroom Discussions
Date/Time: Tuesday, April 09, 2019 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Seats Filled: 21 / 60
Location:Jamestown School District, Jamestown Admin Building, 207 2nd Ave SE, Jamestown, 58401, JMS - Thompson Room



Important Breakout Information:

• Session 5 Debrief and Study (PM): Content is based on the latest research findings (IES Summary) re: “best practices” including but are not limited to; engaging and motivating all students, academic language/vocabulary, critical thinking/comprehension (Part 2), and structuring effective classroom discussions

• Plan for Partner/Peer observation, debrief, and reflection

Bring your binder! Laptops/tablets will be needed for short periods at each session. Laptops/tablets will be needed for short periods at each session.

Lunch and snack will be provided.


Registration for this session has ended
Session ID: 38515
Day 5: Critical Thinking/Comprehension (Pt 2 - PM Session) & Structuring Effective Classroom Discussions
Date/Time: Tuesday, April 09, 2019 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Seats Filled: 13 / 60
Location:Jamestown School District, Jamestown Admin Building, 207 2nd Ave SE, Jamestown, 58401, JMS - Thompson Room



Important Breakout Information:

• Session 5 Debrief and Study (PM): Content is based on the latest research findings (IES Summary) re: “best practices” including but are not limited to; engaging and motivating all students, academic language/vocabulary, critical thinking/comprehension (Part 2), and structuring effective classroom discussions

• Plan for Partner/Peer observation, debrief, and reflection

Bring your binder! Laptops/tablets will be needed for short periods at each session. Laptops/tablets will be needed for short periods at each session.

Lunch and snack will be provided.


Registration for this session has ended


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