Literacy professional development for teachers, literacy coaches, reading and literacy specialists, and school leaders on best practices for teaching reading and writing
Tuesday, July 12, 2016 through Friday, July 15, 2016
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Lesley University – University Hall, 1815 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02140
24 Hours of Literacy Professional DevelopmentWhen writers learn how to notice and analyze the decisions other writers make, they develop a lens for learning how to write from high quality texts in every genre. Learn how to assess your students' writing and teach them how to make careful decisions as they craft narrative and informational texts. This institute will help you notice and refine your use of mentor texts to support writing instruction and design a school year plan for helping your students learn how to write from writers.
You'll receive a paperback by Jack Gantos, a hardcover by Nikki Grimes, and a hardcover by Steve Jenkins when you arrive at the Institute. The cost of these books is included in your registration fee.
Our Summer Institute can be taken for credit (2 or 3 credits) and noncredit.
Primary Institute Books:
Intermediate/Middle Institute Books:
You should bring the required texts with you to day one of
the institute or purchase them in advance from the Center for Reading
Recovery and Literacy Collaborative when you register or from: Heinemann, Amazon, etc. Books
will not be available to borrow or purchase during the Institute.
Noncredit RegistrationOnline registration is now open
Noncredit Cancellation: If you cancel in writing by June 24, 2016, you will receive a full refund, minus a $50 processing fee. Please email email@example.com if you wish to cancel.
Graduate Credit Registration (institute can be taken for either 2 or 3 credits)
If you want to take the course for graduate credit, you'll first register via Regonline. Then, you'll need to sign up for the credit portion via our Registrar's Office, and pay Student Accounts for the course.
1. Register via Regonline.
2. Select "I plan to take this course for graduate credit (Primary or Intermediate) in Regonline for Registrant Type
3. Initially, your fee will be calculated as $25 for the required materials fee, and adjusted to the full amount once we received confirmation that you have registered for the credit portion via the Registrar's Office.
4. See our step by step guide of how to register for credit.
Summer Literacy Institute K–8 - Writing
Guided Reading Course K–2
Guided Reading Course 3–8
School Leaders Seminar
Literacy Leadership Team Institute
Literacy Coach Training (10 days)
Leveled Literacy Intervention Training (K-2)
Leveled Literacy Intervention Training (3-12)
Phonics Course K–3
Center for Reading Recovery and Literacy Collaborative
Graduate School of Education
Candice Campbell, Project Manager
Vickie Aldin, Project Assistant
Request a Literacy for All Conference Brochure
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