This workshop will help general and special educators at the Grade 3-5 level, understand struggling readers in content area texts in new, dynamic ways and give them better tools to support these students. Teachers will learn strategies to use immediately in their classrooms and they will have the opportunity to practice those strategies with their colleagues and in their content during the workshop. This is a two day workshop with the third day being optional. The third day will dive deeper into conprehansion strategies to reach content understanding. Participants will explore critical methods of questioning and text map analysis with content area text. Participants are encouraged to purchase the book “Teaching Dilemas and Solutions in Content Area Literacy”, with their registration. Educator teams from schools and districts are welcome.
Facilitators: Dalyce Beegle