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A Day at Judson with Maria Walther: "The New Essentials of Literacy Teaching"

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Seminar Schedule

Mon., October 19, 2015

Lindner Campus Commons

8:00am Coffee and tea with pastries
8:30am Seminar Begins
10:15am - 10:30am Break
12:00pm - 12:45pm Lunch Provided
2:15pm - 2:30pm Dessert Break
3:30pm Seminar Ends

Monday, October 19, 2015 at 8 a.m.
Lindner Campus Commons - Judson University

Maria Walther on the Day:

"Teaching with the standards in mind offers us an opportunity to refocus our literacy instruction on the big picture - meaningful, connected, and in-depth learning for our students. In this seminar, you’ll discover practical, classroom-tested strategies to transform your literacy teaching. The learning experiences we will discuss are designed to spark meaningful, higher-level comprehension conversations and engaging, authentic writing experiences for all literacy learners."

Attend this event and earn 6 PD Hours!

About Maria Walther

Learn more about Maria Walther.

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In Defense of Read-Aloud

Transforming Literacy Teaching in the Era of Higher Standards

"In this comprehensive resource, master teacher Maria Walther describes the teaching shifts needed to help students meet the rigorous demands of the new standards, showing teachers how they can build upon good practice already in place and take it up a notch to address higher standards. With charts highlighting changes, sample lessons that take instruction to the next level, and plenty of practical tips and how-to’s, this will be a welcome companion for any teacher working with rigorous standards."


Literature is Back

Literature is Back

"Organized by genre, this book places quality children's literature at the heart of literacy teaching. The authors define each genre and its values for use with students; identify exemplary texts; and provide practical, engaging research-based lessons that teach specific literacy strategies and skills to both primary and intermediate grade students."


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