Common Core requires teachers in all subject areas to take a new approach to reading and writing. Content Area Teachers and School Leaders will learn the new skills and knowledge needed to help students find success.
All Subject Area Teachers need to know about reading:
- Close and Critical Reading
- Beyond Comprehension, shift to informational text and critical analysis
- Disciplinary Literacy Strategies – more than fluency
- Informational Text with Text Complexity
- Academic Vocabulary
All Subject Area Teachers need to know about writing:
- Argumentative writing vs. Persuasive Writing in the content areas
- Technical Writing
- Writing Strategies in Content Areas
Jamie Klebe is a teacher and professional development leader who challenges educators to create innovative learning experiences for all students. Jamie has taught in classrooms from California to Michigan and has a solid understanding of how to reach students at all levels. Her expertise with the Common Core State Standards combined with a solid understanding of the Smarter Balanced assessment tool will help teachers navigate the challenges of implementing instruction aligned with the new expectations.
Sherry Lambertson is dedicated to the core mission of ensuring students are prepared for success and receiving a quality education, Sherry leads the Institute’s initiatives focused on strengthening K-12 leadership and instruction, through offering innovative school improvement and professional development programs.
Event Registration Cancellation Policy:
Transfer: Registrations are transferrable, but not refundable. Substitutions for persons attending can be made up to one day in advance of the event without charge.
Cancellation by Participant: No refunds will be given, but a voucher for attendance at another Institute for Excellence in Education event will be offered, and will be valid for one full year.
Cancellation by IEE: In the event of circumstances beyond its control, the Institute for Excellence in Education reserves the right to amend or cancel any event. If the Institute for Excellence in Education cancels an event, registrants will be offered a full refund.
Dates & Times:
July 29 – August 1, 2013
Mon – Thur, 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM
University Quality Inn
3121 E Grand River
Lansing, MI 48912
$399.00 per person
Includes materials & daily continental breakfast and lunch.
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SCECHs (formerly SB-CEUs):
Michigan Department of Education – State Continuing Education Clock Hours are available for an additional fee.
Saginaw Valley State University Graduate Credit Hours are available for an additional fee.