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Monday, July 17
 

8:15am EDT

myView Literacy Reading Unit 1 Overview -Fifth Grade
**This session is for Third Grade teachers using the myView Literacy curriculum resource.** Find out the new updates to the grade level landing pages, such as learning targets and expectations for student learning outcomes in unit 1.

Speakers
avatar for Stephanie Hydrick

Stephanie Hydrick

Title I ELA Academic Specialist - Elementary, Greenville County Schools


Monday July 17, 2023 8:15am - 9:15am EDT
510

8:15am EDT

Ugh! Not Poetry!
Do you dread having to teach poetry to students when you yourself hate it? I spent years of my career having to fake liking poetry when it came time to teach it. My students and I suffered through until I decided enough was enough. Learn how I overcame my aversion so you can, too.

Speakers
avatar for Sara Ritchie

Sara Ritchie

6th Grade ELA, Ralph Chandler Middle
I am in my 23rd year of teaching middle school and the current English department for RCMS. Most of my career has been spent teaching English, but I have also taught 6th grade social studies. I am married to my high school sweetheart, and we have three great kids. This year, I was... Read More →


Monday July 17, 2023 8:15am - 9:15am EDT
513

8:30am EDT

Rigor: The Secret Sauce
An appropriate level of challenge - or rigor - just may be the "secret sauce" to student achievement and engagement. Come experience practical, student-centered, UDL-ified strategies for building students' content vocabulary and incorporating peer to peer academic discussion in the classroom.

Speakers

Monday July 17, 2023 8:30am - 10:30am EDT
508

8:30am EDT

First-Class Conversations (in 15 minutes or less)
Academic conversations improve students’ confidence and competence. But with limited class time, how can teachers engage every student in meaningful discussions? This session will explore strategies that can be done in 15 minutes or less. Access to a laptop or iPad is required. Access to past or upcoming lesson plans are required.

Speakers

Monday July 17, 2023 8:30am - 10:30am EDT
509

9:00am EDT

Building Momentum (1st Grade)
**This session is intended for first grade teachers for initial training in Reading Horizons to teach as the Phonics/Word Study portion of the Literacy Framework and is for pre-approved schools.**

Speakers

Monday July 17, 2023 9:00am - 4:00pm EDT
813

9:30am EDT

Bringing Patterns of Power to Life in Your Classroom
This session provides 1st grade through 5th grade teachers the opportunity to explore the new district provided Patterns of Power resource that supports grammar lessons for each grade level.

Speakers
avatar for Brandi Massey

Brandi Massey

Title 1 ELA Academic Specialist, Greenville County School District


Monday July 17, 2023 9:30am - 10:30am EDT
812/814

9:30am EDT

myView Literacy Reading Unit 1 Overview -Fourth Grade
**This session is for Third Grade teachers using the myView Literacy curriculum resource.** Find out the new updates to the grade level landing pages, such as learning targets and expectations for student learning outcomes in unit 1.

Speakers
avatar for Stephanie Hydrick

Stephanie Hydrick

Title I ELA Academic Specialist - Elementary, Greenville County Schools


Monday July 17, 2023 9:30am - 10:30am EDT
510

9:30am EDT

Analysis in the ELA: Rethinking the TDA Task
In this session, participants can expect to learn how the state crafts actual TDA prompts which are linked to standard indicators and how that same thought process can transform content delivery and questioning in daily ELA instruction. Scoring feedback from recent testing events, many high-quality resources, and the I do-we do-you do learning model will be utilized.

Speakers
avatar for Sarah Evanson-Atkinson

Sarah Evanson-Atkinson

Instructional support, Ralph Chandler Middle
I have just completed my 22nd year in education - 15 years as a middle school english teacher and 7 years as an Instructional Coach at Ralph Chandler Middle School.  I love this work and I am always looking for ways to make best practice "easier", "simpler", and more streamlined... Read More →



Monday July 17, 2023 9:30am - 10:30am EDT
512

9:30am EDT

Unlock the Power of Talk in the 3-5 Classroom
This session will explore the purpose and benefits of accountable talk. Participants will learn ways to encourage more student talk - more purposeful, more meaningful, and more collaborative.

Speakers
avatar for Whitnee Grant

Whitnee Grant

Instructional support, Alexander Elementary
I am an instructional coach who is passionate about empowering young learners to explore, express, and explain their thinking. I love sharing how we as educators can build community and social capital, teach social and critical thinking skills through literacy.


Monday July 17, 2023 9:30am - 10:30am EDT
514

9:30am EDT

Book Clubs in the Middle School Classroom
Book clubs are a great way to build a community of readers. This session is designed to help teachers establish book clubs in their classroom.

Speakers
avatar for Sara Ritchie

Sara Ritchie

6th Grade ELA, Ralph Chandler Middle
I am in my 23rd year of teaching middle school and the current English department for RCMS. Most of my career has been spent teaching English, but I have also taught 6th grade social studies. I am married to my high school sweetheart, and we have three great kids. This year, I was... Read More →


Monday July 17, 2023 9:30am - 10:30am EDT
513

10:45am EDT

Learning Targets: The breakdown
Participants will develop the skill to use learning targets as powerful learning tools. We will engage particpants in creating effective learning targets, and how to break down the learning target with the class to provide a road map for the day's learning. Elementary examples for both reading and math will be included across multiple grade levels. You will leave this session with real tools to use in your classroom!

Speakers
KC

Katherine Clarke

Elementary school teacher, Duncan Chapel Elementary


Monday July 17, 2023 10:45am - 11:45am EDT
517

10:45am EDT

myView Literacy Reading Unit 1 Overview -Third Grade
**This session is for Third Grade teachers using the myView Literacy curriculum resource.** Find out the new updates to the grade level landing pages, such as learning targets and expectations for student learning outcomes in unit 1.

Speakers
avatar for Stephanie Hydrick

Stephanie Hydrick

Title I ELA Academic Specialist - Elementary, Greenville County Schools


Monday July 17, 2023 10:45am - 11:45am EDT
510

10:45am EDT

Overview of the NEW Elementary ELA Standards K-2
The New Elementary ELA standards are published, and will be fully implemented in the 24-25 school year. This session will provide an overview for the organization and layout of the standards to support the 23-24 bridge year for Kindergarten, First Grade, and Second Grade.

Speakers
avatar for Brandi Massey

Brandi Massey

Title 1 ELA Academic Specialist, Greenville County School District


Monday July 17, 2023 10:45am - 11:45am EDT
812/814

10:45am EDT

10:45am EDT

Building A Reading Community Within Your School
Literacy skills are necessary for success in all content areas, but connecting literature in other areas can sometimes feel forced. Shared reading experiences build positive social and academic associations that can bridge gaps in learning and cross social barriers benefiting the entire school. Come learn ways to create a community of readers within your school where relationships are strengthened, SEL is consistently addressed, and disciplinary reading skills are easily reinforced.

Speakers

Monday July 17, 2023 10:45am - 11:45am EDT
513

10:45am EDT

Social Studies Grade 2: ELA and Social Studies Integration
Explore the new integrated Social Studies unit and participate in learning tasks and thinking that promotes the natural integration of literacy skills and Social Studies.  

Speakers

Monday July 17, 2023 10:45am - 12:45pm EDT
511

12:30pm EDT

Learning Targets: The breakdown
Participants will develop the skill to use learning targets as powerful learning tools. We will engage particpants in creating effective learning targets, and how to break down the learning target with the class to provide a road map for the day's learning. Elementary examples for both reading and math will be included across multiple grade levels. You will leave this session with real tools to use in your classroom!

Speakers
KC

Katherine Clarke

Elementary school teacher, Duncan Chapel Elementary


Monday July 17, 2023 12:30pm - 1:30pm EDT
517

12:30pm EDT

Planning Powerful Shared Reading Lessons
Kindergarten and first grade teachers will leave this session with powerful shared reading lessons in hand and a planning tool to make future shared reading planning with colleagues a breeze.

Speakers

Monday July 17, 2023 12:30pm - 1:30pm EDT
812/814

12:30pm EDT

Building A Reading Community Within Your School
Literacy skills are necessary for success in all content areas, but connecting literature in other areas can sometimes feel forced. Shared reading experiences build positive social and academic associations that can bridge gaps in learning and cross social barriers benefiting the entire school. Come learn ways to create a community of readers within your school where relationships are strengthened, SEL is consistently addressed, and disciplinary reading skills are easily reinforced.

Speakers

Monday July 17, 2023 12:30pm - 1:30pm EDT
513

1:45pm EDT

Creating an ELA Assessment Schedule
There are so many great tools for informal assessments and progress monitoring, but how do you keep track of it all? When do these assessments need to be given? Join this session to help you create a simple assessment schedule that works for you and your students!

Speakers
avatar for Brandi Massey

Brandi Massey

Title 1 ELA Academic Specialist, Greenville County School District


Monday July 17, 2023 1:45pm - 2:45pm EDT
812/814

1:45pm EDT

Bringing Accountable Talk to Life in your IRA
This session will dive into ways to encourage and bring accountable talk to life within your Interactive Read Alouds. We will focus on accountable talk partners, sentence stems, and ways to encourage active engagement.


Monday July 17, 2023 1:45pm - 2:45pm EDT
508

1:45pm EDT

myView Literacy Reading Unit 1 Overview -Kindergarten
**This session is for Kindergarten teachers using the myView Literacy curriculum resource.** Find out the new updates to the grade level landing pages, such as learning targets, new standards, and expectations for student learning outcomes in unit 1.

Speakers
avatar for Stephanie Hydrick

Stephanie Hydrick

Title I ELA Academic Specialist - Elementary, Greenville County Schools


Monday July 17, 2023 1:45pm - 2:45pm EDT
510

1:45pm EDT

Unlock the Power of Talk in the 3-5 Classroom
This session will explore the purpose and benefits of accountable talk. Participants will learn ways to encourage more student talk - more purposeful, more meaningful, and more collaborative.

Speakers
avatar for Whitnee Grant

Whitnee Grant

Instructional support, Alexander Elementary
I am an instructional coach who is passionate about empowering young learners to explore, express, and explain their thinking. I love sharing how we as educators can build community and social capital, teach social and critical thinking skills through literacy.


Monday July 17, 2023 1:45pm - 2:45pm EDT
513

2:00pm EDT

Creating Effective Learning Intentions with Success Criteria for Quality Instruction
Using the guiding techniques from The Teacher Clarity Playbook, participants will learn how to create quality learning intentions with success criteria. When students understand what they are learning, why they are learning it, and what success looks like, the ownership of learning is transferred and becomes visible to all.

Speakers
avatar for Kathryn Reid

Kathryn Reid

Literacy Specialist
avatar for Kayla Bradford

Kayla Bradford

Literacy Interventionist


Monday July 17, 2023 2:00pm - 4:00pm EDT
517

2:00pm EDT

Social Studies Grade 3: ELA and Social Studies Integration
Explore the new integrated Social Studies unit and participate in learning tasks and thinking that promotes the natural integration of literacy skills and Social Studies.  


Monday July 17, 2023 2:00pm - 4:00pm EDT
511

2:00pm EDT

Gr 4 G2 Overview & Unit 1 Pacing
We will do a quick overview of the new G2 landing page and where to find all the resources. We will then unit plan the three goals of unit one reading for grade four.

Speakers
BE

Brianna Evans

Instructional Coach


Monday July 17, 2023 2:00pm - 4:00pm EDT
509

3:00pm EDT

Whowroteit: A Poetry Mystery
Five poems. No titles. No bylines. Who are the writers of these unidentified poems? Be a detective for the hour as you solve this literary mystery. Using clues of subject matter, structure, diction, and style, see how students can follow the footprints and learn about poetic voice in this engaging unit.

Speakers

Monday July 17, 2023 3:00pm - 4:00pm EDT
506

3:00pm EDT

Yes We Can! Building Confidence in the English Classroom
This session will explore ways to increase engagement and participation in the high school English classroom as students undertake reading and writing assignments that matter to them. We will explore ways of creating a classroom culture where students are "involved in authentic application of their knowledge and skills" through thought-provoking and real-world lessons, text selections, and activities (Instructional Protocol). The presenter will reflect on his experiences as a teacher in the Early College Program.

Speakers

Monday July 17, 2023 3:00pm - 4:00pm EDT
513

3:00pm EDT

Harnessing the Power of Disciplinary Literacy
Teachers will learn how to merge and connect reading, writing, listening, speaking, and critical thinking in lesson plans to expand rigor and understanding. This session is for all content areas.

Speakers
avatar for Ingrid Huggins

Ingrid Huggins

Academic Specialist Disciplinary Literacy, Greenville County Schools
I've been in education for 25 years, and I'm certified in all core subjects. Most of my experience has been in the middle school. My passion is transforming classes through the use of disciplinary literacy. I believe that disciplinary literacy can help students develop deep conceptual... Read More →


Monday July 17, 2023 3:00pm - 4:00pm EDT
504

3:00pm EDT

Leading Students to Critical Literacy in a Digital Age
Using the text "What Students Need from Us to Fight Fake News" as our guide, we will look at specific strategies to build student competence and confidence in the ability to discern fact from "information pollution" in a digitally dependent world. Being a critical consumer of information, reader, and thinker is more complex than ever, and the stakes have never been higher for literacy educators to lead. Several copies of the text will be gifted to attendees at the close of the session.

Speakers
avatar for Sarah Evanson-Atkinson

Sarah Evanson-Atkinson

Instructional support, Ralph Chandler Middle
I have just completed my 22nd year in education - 15 years as a middle school english teacher and 7 years as an Instructional Coach at Ralph Chandler Middle School.  I love this work and I am always looking for ways to make best practice "easier", "simpler", and more streamlined... Read More →



Monday July 17, 2023 3:00pm - 4:00pm EDT
519
 
Tuesday, July 18
 

8:15am EDT

Freedom Through Arts: Elevating Black Youth Voices through Literature
In this session, educators will explore how Black Literature can provide authentic instruction for Black students while also appreciating the experiences and perspectives of Black works in literacy instruction.


Tuesday July 18, 2023 8:15am - 9:15am EDT
512

8:15am EDT

Learning Targets: The breakdown
Participants will develop the skill to use learning targets as powerful learning tools. We will engage particpants in creating effective learning targets, and how to break down the learning target with the class to provide a road map for the day's learning. Elementary examples for both reading and math will be included across multiple grade levels. You will leave this session with real tools to use in your classroom!

Speakers
KC

Katherine Clarke

Elementary school teacher, Duncan Chapel Elementary


Tuesday July 18, 2023 8:15am - 9:15am EDT
504

8:30am EDT

Creating Effective Learning Intentions with Success Criteria for Quality Instruction
Using the guiding techniques from The Teacher Clarity Playbook, participants will learn how to create quality learning intentions with success criteria. When students understand what they are learning, why they are learning it, and what success looks like, the ownership of learning is transferred and becomes visible to all.

Speakers
avatar for Kathryn Reid

Kathryn Reid

Literacy Specialist
avatar for Kayla Bradford

Kayla Bradford

Literacy Interventionist


Tuesday July 18, 2023 8:30am - 10:30am EDT
517

8:30am EDT

K5 Unit One Planning for New Reading Units of Study (UOS)
We will delve into and plan reading unit one for kindergarten. This is for schools that have the new Units of Study (UOS).

Speakers
avatar for Brandi Massey

Brandi Massey

Title 1 ELA Academic Specialist, Greenville County School District


Tuesday July 18, 2023 8:30am - 10:30am EDT
812/814

8:30am EDT

Skill Building with NoRedInk Modules: Teach, Practice, Write, Extend
**This session is open to schools with NoRedInk.** Learn to use NoRedInk Modules to provide meaningful opportunities to practice and assess progress. In this session we'll review a NoRedInk unit cycle, walk through a sample NoRedInk Module, and provide best practices for using Modules. You will also have time to explore Modules that you might want to use this school year.


Tuesday July 18, 2023 8:30am - 10:30am EDT
806

9:00am EDT

Greenville Tech English Dual Enrollment Info Session
This information session for current and prospective dual enrollment English instructors at Greenville Technical College will review institutional and departmental policies and procedures, preview expected updated to Fall 2023 ENG 101 and ENG 102 courses, and offer hands-on help with Blackboard Ultra.

Speakers

Tuesday July 18, 2023 9:00am - 12:00pm EDT
513

9:00am EDT

Building Momentum (Kindergarten and 1st Grade)
**This session is intended for kindergarten and first grade teachers for initial training in Reading Horizons to teach as the Phonics/Word Study portion of the Literacy Framework and is for pre-approved schools.**

Speakers

Tuesday July 18, 2023 9:00am - 4:00pm EDT
808/810

9:30am EDT

Learning Targets
WHAT IS A LEARNING TARGET? Learning targets are concrete goals written in student-friendly language that clearly describe what students will learn and be able to do by the end of a class, unit, project, or even a course. They begin with an “I can” statement and are posted in the classroom.
Learning targets are most effective when visible to students. Educators can post learning targets on bulletin boards and white boards, homework assignments, rubrics, test prep, and assessments.

Speakers

Tuesday July 18, 2023 9:30am - 10:30am EDT
816

9:30am EDT

Go Big! Go strong with Student Academic Discourse to Support Learning
Plan big with a focus on student academic discourse. Learn new ideas and tips on implementing stronger instructional practices in the classroom to build a solid foundation of learning for all students. Be empowered in your instruction!

Speakers
avatar for Lesia Glick

Lesia Glick

2nd Grade Teacher, Cherrydale Elementary School


Tuesday July 18, 2023 9:30am - 10:30am EDT
813

9:30am EDT

Reading Nonfiction: A strategy to help students connect deeper to text
Reading Nonfiction uses the Nonfiction signposts and 3 big questions from Kylene Beers and Bob Probst's book Reading Nonfiction. This research based strategy allows students to connect with text using analysis to infer the author's perspective and identify bias. In addition, this strategy also helps students synthesize information so that they can express their ideas and thoughts in writing.

Speakers

Tuesday July 18, 2023 9:30am - 10:30am EDT
519

10:45am EDT

Freedom Through Arts: Elevating Black Youth Voices through Literature
In this session, educators will explore how Black Literature can provide authentic instruction for Black students while also appreciating the experiences and perspectives of Black works in literacy instruction.


Tuesday July 18, 2023 10:45am - 11:45am EDT
512

10:45am EDT

Learning Targets
WHAT IS A LEARNING TARGET? Learning targets are concrete goals written in student-friendly language that clearly describe what students will learn and be able to do by the end of a class, unit, project, or even a course. They begin with an “I can” statement and are posted in the classroom.
Learning targets are most effective when visible to students. Educators can post learning targets on bulletin boards and white boards, homework assignments, rubrics, test prep, and assessments.

Speakers

Tuesday July 18, 2023 10:45am - 11:45am EDT
816

10:45am EDT

Go Big! Go strong with Student Academic Discourse to Support Learning
Plan big with a focus on student academic discourse. Learn new ideas and tips on implementing stronger instructional practices in the classroom to build a solid foundation of learning for all students. Be empowered in your instruction!

Speakers
avatar for Lesia Glick

Lesia Glick

2nd Grade Teacher, Cherrydale Elementary School


Tuesday July 18, 2023 10:45am - 11:45am EDT
813

10:45am EDT

Reading Nonfiction: A strategy to help students connect deeper to text
Reading Nonfiction uses the Nonfiction signposts and 3 big questions from Kylene Beers and Bob Probst's book Reading Nonfiction. This research based strategy allows students to connect with text using analysis to infer the author's perspective and identify bias. In addition, this strategy also helps students synthesize information so that they can express their ideas and thoughts in writing.

Speakers

Tuesday July 18, 2023 10:45am - 11:45am EDT
519

10:45am EDT

1st Grade Unit Planning for New Reading Units of Study (UOS)
We will delve into and plan reading unit one for first grade. This is for schools that have the new Units of Study (UOS).

Speakers
avatar for Brandi Massey

Brandi Massey

Title 1 ELA Academic Specialist, Greenville County School District


Tuesday July 18, 2023 10:45am - 12:45pm EDT
812/814

10:45am EDT

Social Studies Grade 4: ELA and Social Studies Integration
Explore the new integrated Social Studies unit and participate in learning tasks and thinking that promotes the natural integration of literacy skills and Social Studies.  


Tuesday July 18, 2023 10:45am - 12:45pm EDT
511

10:45am EDT

Social Studies Grade 5: ELA and Social Studies Integration
Explore the new integrated Social Studies unit and participate in learning tasks and thinking that promotes the natural integration of literacy skills and Social Studies.  


Tuesday July 18, 2023 10:45am - 12:45pm EDT
510

10:45am EDT

G2 for Me and You!
Struggling with ways to make grade level teams unpack, understand, plan, and implement district resources on a daily, weekly, or monthly basis? Come learn from a team that was feeling that way but found processes that not only solved their problems but helped students along the way!

Speakers
JH

Janet Herrera-Gantt

Teacher, Greenville County Schools
My name is Janet Herrera-Gantt and I am excited to teach 5th Grade! I grew up in Spartanburg, South Carolina and moved to Charleston, South Carolina for my bachelor’s degree in International Business. I continued to live in Charleston after graduation and married my husband, Troy... Read More →


Tuesday July 18, 2023 10:45am - 12:45pm EDT

10:45am EDT

Scaffolding Student Writing with Guided Drafts
**This session is open to schools with NoRedInk.** Learn how to create a Guided Draft to support students as they draft an essay. In this session we'll walk through the features of a Guided Draft, review sample results and discuss next steps, and explore how to use a Guided Draft in a unit cycle. You will also have the time to create your own Guided Draft.


Tuesday July 18, 2023 10:45am - 12:45pm EDT
806

12:00pm EDT

Harnessing the Power of Disciplinary Literacy
Teachers will learn how to merge and connect reading, writing, listening, speaking, and critical thinking in lesson plans to expand rigor and understanding. This session is for all content areas.

Speakers
avatar for Ingrid Huggins

Ingrid Huggins

Academic Specialist Disciplinary Literacy, Greenville County Schools
I've been in education for 25 years, and I'm certified in all core subjects. Most of my experience has been in the middle school. My passion is transforming classes through the use of disciplinary literacy. I believe that disciplinary literacy can help students develop deep conceptual... Read More →


Tuesday July 18, 2023 12:00pm - 1:00pm EDT
519

12:30pm EDT

myView Literacy Reading Unit 1 Overview -First Grade
**This session is for First Grade teachers using the myView Literacy curriculum resource.** Find out the new updates to the grade level landing pages, such as learning targets, new standards, and expectations for student learning outcomes in unit 1.

Speakers
avatar for Stephanie Hydrick

Stephanie Hydrick

Title I ELA Academic Specialist - Elementary, Greenville County Schools


Tuesday July 18, 2023 12:30pm - 1:30pm EDT
513

12:30pm EDT

Mistakes, Feedback, and a Growth Mindset
How can we effectively use feedback to boost our students’ growth mindset? How can we foster an understanding of the benefit of making mistakes? We look at evidence based practices and research to find ways to incorporate effective feedback strategies into our practice.

Speakers
avatar for Sandra Hunt

Sandra Hunt

Middle school teacher, Mauldin Middle School
I have just completed my 26th year with Greenville County Schools. Before serving as an instructional coach, I taught seventh grade science for 20 years. I received my bachelors degree in elementary education from USCS in 1996, my masters degree in science from Furman University... Read More →


Tuesday July 18, 2023 12:30pm - 1:30pm EDT
816

1:45pm EDT

myView Literacy Reading Unit 1 Overview - Second Grade
**This session is for Second Grade teachers using the myView Literacy curriculum resource.** Find out the new updates to the grade level landing pages, such as learning targets, new standards, and expectations for student learning outcomes in unit 1.

Speakers
avatar for Stephanie Hydrick

Stephanie Hydrick

Title I ELA Academic Specialist - Elementary, Greenville County Schools


Tuesday July 18, 2023 1:45pm - 2:45pm EDT
513

1:45pm EDT

Text Dependent Analysis 101: Grades 3-5
During this session educators will explore the components of a text dependent analysis, levels of success and ways to support TDAs within the classroom.

Speakers

Tuesday July 18, 2023 1:45pm - 2:45pm EDT
510

1:45pm EDT

Mistakes, Feedback, and a Growth Mindset
How can we effectively use feedback to boost our students’ growth mindset? How can we foster an understanding of the benefit of making mistakes? We look at evidence based practices and research to find ways to incorporate effective feedback strategies into our practice.

Speakers
avatar for Sandra Hunt

Sandra Hunt

Middle school teacher, Mauldin Middle School
I have just completed my 26th year with Greenville County Schools. Before serving as an instructional coach, I taught seventh grade science for 20 years. I received my bachelors degree in elementary education from USCS in 1996, my masters degree in science from Furman University... Read More →


Tuesday July 18, 2023 1:45pm - 2:45pm EDT
816

1:45pm EDT

2:00pm EDT

2nd Grade Unit One Planning for New Reading Units of Study (UOS)
We will delve into and plan unit one of second grade reading. This is for schools that have the new Units of Study (UOS).

Speakers
avatar for Brandi Massey

Brandi Massey

Title 1 ELA Academic Specialist, Greenville County School District


Tuesday July 18, 2023 2:00pm - 4:00pm EDT
812/814

2:00pm EDT

Bridging Grammar and Writing with NoRedInk
**This session is open to schools with NoRedInk.** Learn to create a unit that helps students bridge grammar and writing skills. In this session we'll explore high-impact NoRedInk activities, learn how to sequence activities to create units, and provide time for you to create your own unit.


Tuesday July 18, 2023 2:00pm - 4:00pm EDT
806

2:00pm EDT

First-Class Conversations (in 15 minutes or less)
Academic conversations improve students’ confidence and competence. But with limited class time, how can teachers engage every student in meaningful discussions? This session will explore strategies that can be done in 15 minutes or less. Access to a laptop or iPad is required. Access to past or upcoming lesson plans are required.

Speakers

Tuesday July 18, 2023 2:00pm - 4:00pm EDT
511

3:00pm EDT

Integrating Literacy & Science
Participants will learn how to effectively integrate literacy and science in a cross-curricular approach. Participants will also get to explore GCSD resources such as leveled texts on Carolina Science Online that support literacy and science integration.

Speakers
avatar for Katie Delloso

Katie Delloso

Other, Central Office
K-5 Science/STEAM & Digital Literacy Academic SpecialistGreenville County SchoolsOffice Phone: (864)-355-3187Twitter: @Katie_DellosoGallup© Signature StrengthsAchiever | Discipline | Learner | Focus | Analytical


Tuesday July 18, 2023 3:00pm - 4:00pm EDT
510

3:00pm EDT

Decodable Text: Supporting Foundational Skills in K-2
This session is for K-2 teachers. Discover why, how, and when to use decodable text in whole and small-group settings. **Door prizes**

Speakers
avatar for Stephanie Hydrick

Stephanie Hydrick

Title I ELA Academic Specialist - Elementary, Greenville County Schools


Tuesday July 18, 2023 3:00pm - 4:00pm EDT
509
 


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