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Wednesday, September 11
 

8:30am CDT

Disciplinary Literacy in Grades 6-12
The texts and reading approaches used in different disciplines (literature, history, science, mathematics, etc.) become increasingly divergent as students progress up the grades. The purpose of this presentation is to explore these differences and to provide direction for teachers in how to teach these specialized aspects of literacy successfully.

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Wednesday September 11, 2019 8:30am - 10:00am CDT
Ballroom D

10:15am CDT

How to Get Higher Reading Achievement
What does it take to accomplish higher reading achievement? Why is it so hard to do? This presentation will answer those questions, examining what needs to be taught, how it needs to be organized, and what really matters if we are to increase reading achievement on scale. Based on substantial reviews of reading research and the speakers' own experiences as director of reading of the Chicago Public Schools.

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Wednesday September 11, 2019 10:15am - 11:45am CDT
Ballroom D

1:00pm CDT

More than Fluency: Intervening with the Struggling Adolescent Reader
Come join members of the MTSS reading team as we discuss revised recommendations for interventing with the adolescent reader in light of the ever-developing research around this group!   Learn where the greatest leverage is for this group, promising practices, and next directions for the research! Leave with tools to refine your fall groups for middle and high students that will encourage you and your students!



Wednesday September 11, 2019 1:00pm - 2:30pm CDT
Ballroom D

2:45pm CDT

How to Get Higher Reading Achievement
What does it take to accomplish higher reading achievement? Why is it so hard to do? This presentation will answer those questions, examining what needs to be taught, how it needs to be organized, and what really matters if we are to increase reading achievement on scale. Based on substantial reviews of reading research and the speakers' own experiences as director of reading of the Chicago Public Schools.

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Wednesday September 11, 2019 2:45pm - 4:15pm CDT
Ballroom D
 
Thursday, September 12
 

8:30am CDT

Teaching Students to Read Complex Text
Traditionally, reading instruction has focused attention on developing reading comprehension skills within texts that students can already read reasonably well with little attention to teaching students to deal with complex text. This presentation will explain why it is important to teach students to negotiate the barriers in complex text in grades 2-12 and will demonstrate some of the scaffolds that can make a difference.

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Thursday September 12, 2019 8:30am - 10:00am CDT
Ballroom D

10:15am CDT

Disciplinary Literacy in Grades K-5
State standards require schools to teach disciplinary literacy in Grades 6-12. But what about elementary school? What should elementary teachers do to set students up for success to learn the specialized knowledge and skills of disciplinary literacy? This presentation will explore the specific steps elementary schools can take towards promoting disciplinary literacy.

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Thursday September 12, 2019 10:15am - 11:45am CDT
Ballroom D
 
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