|Course Number:||EDU 5515 C59 (graduate) or EDU 4710 CFS27 (undergraduate)|
|Instructor:||MAX Teaching with Reading and Writing|
|Location:||Hampton Inn & Suites, 2805 Freeport Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15238|
|Dates and Times:||June 10-12, 2019 from 8:00-4:00|
|Tuition:||Tuition is set by and payable to MAX Teaching|
Note: Payment is due and payable to MAX Teaching.
Balanced Literacy: The MAX Teaching Approach
This workshop will, through active participation and modeling, provide teachers with a framework of instruction and many different research-proven classroom activities that help students become strategic users of reading and writing for the purpose of learning. The activities motivate students to enthusiastically interpret text through purposeful reading, cooperative construction of meaning and thoughtful reflection for lasting understanding of subject matter.
Audience: K-12 Educators and Career /Technical Educators
Goal #1: Participants will recognize that students must be explicitly taught how to use reading and writing to learn.
Goal #2: Participants will extend their knowledge and skills of effective comprehension instruction into content area reading and writing, including effective study, time management, test-taking strategies, and effective use of technology resources.
Goal #3: Participants will demonstrate their ability to plan and assess engaging units that are aligned with state and local standards and that engage students in authentic literacy tasks, including student choice, differentiated instruction, and both text and technology materials at a variety of levels.
By the end of this course, students will:
MAX Teaching with Reading and Writing (ISBN# 1-4120-0992-8)