Enjoy an exceptional day of professional development with other early literacy educators, provided by a line up of your favorite, best-selling authors and early literacy experts, Jan Richardson and Adria Klein, with special guest speaker and Minnesota author, David LaRochelle. (Save $25 per person when you register at the same time as your administrator)Keynote: Minnesota Author, David LaRochelleDavid LaRochelle has been creating books for young people for over twenty-five years. His many picture book titles include The Best Pet of All , How Martha Saved Her Parents from Green Beans , and Moo! David's books will be available for purchase and signing.
Classroom and Early Literacy Teacher Strand (all day): with Dr. Jan Richardson Dr. Richardson is the best-selling author of The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading; The Guided Reading Teacher’s Companion: Prompts and Discussion Starters; Next Step Guided Reading in Action; co-author of Next Step Guided Reading Assessment co-authored with Maria P. Walther; and co-developer of Pioneer Valley's Literacy Footprints: A Complete System for Supporting Guided Reading. Dr. Richardson's sessions will focus on comprehension during guided reading, guided word study, and guided writing.
Reading Recovery Teacher Strand (all day): with Dr. Adria KleinDr. Klein, professor emerita of reading education at CSU San Bernardino, is a Reading Recovery trainer, visiting professor, and program director at Saint Mary's College of California. She is the co-author of numerous professional books and articles including Interactive Writing, Guided Reading and Shared Reading, Research in Reading Recovery, and many children's books. Dr. Klein's session will focus on Oral Language Development and Literacy Learning: Understanding Language Structure to Provide Scaffolding for Reading Recovery and Literacy Lesson Students.
AGENDA8:00 am Registration, Exhibits & Breakfast 9:00 am Keynote with David LaRochelle 10:10 am Break, Author Signing & Exhibits 10:30 am Strand Session (part one) 12:00 pm Lunch, Exhibits 1:00 pm Strand Session (part two)