Developing Literacy in the Disciplines with Katherine McKnight
October 15 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Participants will learn how the development of literacy skills within the disciplines builds knowledge and content expertise. Learn about the best practices for developing reading and writing in the disciplines/content areas. Explore brain-based research and how it impacts teaching and learning. Discover strategies that help students to focus on academic tasks. Participants will be provided methods to maximize instruction, cover more content to build backgrounds knowledge and develop literacy skills. Instructional ideas and approaches to successfully integrate literacy skill development and discipline/content knowledge.
Lunch will be available for purchase in the dining hall for $8.00.
-Note: $100 fee for schools that are non-NMEC member schools.