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Tuesday, August 14 • 9:29am - 10:29am
Extra Extra Read All About It! Sparking Engagement Through News FILLING

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This session aims to create and reformat student engagement on both a teacher-led and student-led level while promoting literacy across contents utilizing the instructional content platform, Newsela. Struggling readers lack the confidence within their own abilities and consequently choose to limit their reading to a limited set of texts. Teachers will be able to intrinsically motivate students to explore a myriad of nonfictional texts across contents, therefore effectively developing students’ confidence and range.

Speakers
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Alma Landeros

TEACHER-187, PSJA ISD
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Gonzalo Rodriguez

TEACHER-187, PSJA ISD
Mr. Rodriguez has been a teacher at Audie Murphy Middle School for three years. He teaches Reading and Writing in 7th grade. For the past two years he has been actively involved in developing curriculum for 7th grade writing. Mr. Rodriguez has also served as a 2015 Teach for America... Read More →


Tuesday August 14, 2018 9:29am - 10:29am
D-109

Attendees (29)