Registration for Educator Workshops is from 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM on the given event's date.
All Educator Workshops will conclude around 3:30 PM.
Unless otherwise noted, the events will take place at the TN Center for Dyslexia, Room 116
|Date:||November 1, 2014|
|Speakers:||Dr. Lynn Kreider, Mr. Keith Duke, Dr. Lance Alexis, & Ms. Sherry Wilds|
|Topic:||Adolescent Literacy Institute: Making the Transition Beyond High School - This conference is for high school students, their parents, and those who guide them
as they prepare for college, technical careers, and the workforce. Learn how students
with learning differences can find the career path best for them.
Program and Schedule
|Date:||November 8, 2014|
|Topic:||Does That Make Sense? Helping Children Use Their Language Knowledge to Read and Spell Accurately - When reading and writing with children, parents and teachers need to scaffold children’s success. We’ll practice strategies that support accurate reading and writing in the context of a focus on meaning.|
|Date:||January 10, 2015|
|Topic:||Beyond the Who and What: Ways to Increase Readers' Higher-Level Thinking Skills - In this workshop, participants will learn the reasons why students struggle to understand what they read. Participants will also learn research-based strategies for increasing vocabulary, strategic reading, and higher-order comprehension skills such as inference.|
|Date:||April 11, 2015|
|Topic:||Bringing RTI2 to Life – RTI² (Response to Instruction and Intervention) is the current method of identifying students for Specific Learning Disabilities. This Workshop will provide participants with details on how Murfreesboro City Schools has implemented this initiative and how this model benefits children.|
|Date:||May 9, 2015|
|Topic:||Understanding Language and Literacy|
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