Peg’s Calendar

  • Please join me at a workshop/convention/presentation or just hanging out!  Here’s my calendar:

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best-buddies“Project Inclusion.” Northwest YMCA

High school students will learn the value of supporting their buddy in gaining independence, leadership skills and advocacy.  In addition, they will learn how to help to advocate for their buddy and how to be a good friend without compromising their buddy’s independence.

The second presentation focuses on how to engage and empower student leaders with disabilities to be more engaged in the leadership and our Best Buddies chapters.  The audience for this session is teachers and parents.

Dates:  Saturday, January 28, 2017   9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

 

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“We Are Literacy.”  Glacier Canyon Lodge, Wisconsin Dells.

  This interactive presentation demonstrates how to connect each Element in Allington’s article, “Six Elements for Effective Reading Instruction” to research while aligned to a resource.  The research and resource become the foundation for the standards-based skill which is applied to a cross-curricular strategy.   Handouts distributed.

Dates:  January 16-17, 2017  10:45-11:45 and 12:45-1:45

http://www.cesa5.org/

 

Hot Topics

“Hot Topics in Literacy: Research, Resources, Skills and Strategies”  University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh

Participants will understand and apply the connection among research, resources, skills, and strategies. Participants will be given examples of researched articles linked to cross-curricular resources connected to specifi c skills related to content-area strategies. Progress monitoring tools will be provided. As a result, participants will be able to create lessons based in research and grounded in skill using formative assessments.

https://www.uwosh.edu/coehs/departments/literacy-language/conferences/hot-topics

Date:  Saturday, October 15, 2016  8:00-3:00 p.m.

 

Engaging Students Through Reading and Writing:  Research, Resources, Skills and Strategies”

wcteThis interactive presentation demonstrates how to connect each Element in Allington’s article, “Six Elements for Effective Reading Instruction” to research while aligned to a resource.  The research and resource become the foundation for the standards-based skill which is applied to a cross-curricular strategy.   Handouts distributed.

Convention 2016

Date:  Friday, October 14, 2016 11:15-12:00 noon

 

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“Reading: Unlocking Opportunities: Research, Resources; Skills and Strategies”

Each Element in Allington’s article, “Six Elements for Effective Reading Instruction,” is connected to research while aligned to a resource. The research and resource become the foundation for the standards-based skill which is applied to a cross-curricular strategy.

http://www.illinoisreadingcouncil.org/conference.html

Dates:  Friday, September 30  11:00-12:00 noon

 

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 “A Shared Vision for Urban Education: School, University & Community Partners” Conference at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (Institute for Urban Education):  “Unintentional Bias/Implicit Prejudice”

Using local/regional articles and research, we will define and identify unintentional bias and implicit prejudice in our schools.  As a collaborative team, we will discuss how to address these concepts in our classroom and develop ways to create open-mindedness, justice, and ultimately integrity among our students.

Date:  Thursday, August 11, 2016   8:00-5:30 p.m.

 

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