School of Teacher Education: by Category “Workshop/Conference”

  • The Power of Word Parts: Morphology in Secondary Classrooms

    Virtual

    In this webinar, Dr. Townsend will lead participants in exploring one of the highest-leverage language learning targets out there: morphology. Morphology is the study of word parts or the roots and affixes that make up words. Research shows that learning about meaningful word parts can support all students, and especially secondary students, with vocabulary knowledge and reading comprehension. Dr. Townsend will …

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  • Fostering Young Learners’ Academic Conversations

    Virtual

    In this webinar, Dr. Pilonieta will engage participants in how teachers can build young learners’ text-based academic conversations. Academic conversations are intentional, focused on school-related topics, and sustained over multiple turns. Research illustrates text-based academic conversations support comprehension and student engagement. In this webinar, Dr. Pilonieta will offer practical ideas you can implement in their classroom to build your students’ …

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  • Expanding Vocabulary Knowledge and Oral Language Through a Comprehensive Approach (Grades K-6)

    Virtual

    Longitudinal research shows that vocabulary and oral language abilities early on in preschool and kindergarten are some of the strongest predictors of reading achievement in grades three and beyond. Coupled with strong decoding and spelling abilities, vocabulary and language provide critical understandings for students’ knowledge-building and comprehension. Through an examination of instructional routines and practices from sight word vocabulary through …

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