Friday, April 15, 2011

MRA Conference- Sharing our Learning (A WORK IN PROGRESS)

Teachers who attended the MRA Conference in March are sharing information from sessions in the form of handouts or slideshows. I am pleased to be able to use our Literacy Newsletter in this collaborative way! I will add to it as information comes in.


Facilitating Meetings as an Educational Leader:

Steve Seward i
s an educational consultant. His MRA session focused on how educational leaders can facilitate effective meetings. See his website on resources for charting and instructional techniques.




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Sessions on Technology and Literacy:


Using iPads and Mobile Technology to Support Literacy Skills
-See the documents on this session, shared by Jennifer Wright, on the Companion Wikispace.





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Sessions on Common Core State Standards:

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Future of Literacy- Jim Burke



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Reading Instruction
Rethinking the whole class novel
View more documents from Donalynm


Building Deeper Readers and Writers
Kelly Gallagher’s message targeted teaching deeper reading and writing, more specifically; there are steps we can take to avoid “readicide” in our classrooms.
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Student Engagement