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Carl Anderson: Teaching with Mentor Texts

August 1, 2023 Genevieve Arcovio, Literacy Trainer

Reflecting on the recent Summer Literacy Institute at Lesley University, educator and author Carl Anderson spoke about how a well-crafted text can model strong writing for students.

Tags: Teaching

Word Study: Pairing Joy and Purpose with Pam Koutrakos 

July 27, 2023 Genevieve Arcovio, Literacy Trainer

Looking back at the recent Summer Literacy Institute at Lesley University, educator and author Pam Koutrakos discussed how to combine joy and purpose while teaching word study.

Tags: Teaching

Dr. Timothy Rasinski Speaks About the Art and Science of Teaching Reading 

July 26, 2023 Genevieve Arcovio, Literacy Trainer

Looking back at the recent Summer Literacy Institute at Lesley University, Dr. Timothy Rasinski spoke of how the teaching of reading is both a science and an art.

Tags: Teaching

Mentor Texts: Powerful Tools for Writing Instruction

July 10, 2023 Gen Arcovio, Literacy Trainer

Studying the craft of writers and considering how to use what they notice develops critical thinking, versatility, identity, and creativity.

Tags: Teaching

Fall 2023: 8-Week Online Graduate Courses

July 7, 2023 Fall 2023 Online Graduate Courses

By enrolling in an online graduate course, you have the flexibility to learn at your own pace.

We Are Writers: A Kindergarten Journey

June 22, 2023 Heather Rodman, Literacy Trainer

Literacy trainer Heather Rodman reflects on her conversations with a literacy coach in Ardsley Union Free School District, NY. Find out what contributed to these kindergarteners’ identity, agency, and independence as writers.

Tags: Teaching

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August 2024– May 2025 (Virtual Schedule Below)

Grow Your Teaching of Writing: Yearlong Support Through Virtual Coaching  

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August 19-20, 2024

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