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Wednesday, July 22 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Literacy: Preparing Students to Read and Write in their Career Field

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Attendees will learn how to create an authentic focus for reading and writing that uses a tightly scaffold of strategies that prepares them with effective communication. We live in a time where immediate communication is required and done in the platform of the multi-media world. The workshop shows how to prepare students for this high-demand of communication with an increase of instructional expectations. The expectations center around powerful formative assessments that give teachers the opportunity to provide relevant feedback to grow students. The cycle process of assignments builds the confidence of students.

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Donn Kirkwood

School Improvement Coach, Southern Regional Education Board
Literacy ConsultantSouthern Regional Education Board
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Dr. Tom Siler

Director of State and District Partnerships, Southern Regional Education Board (SREB)
Dr. Siler is a former school administrator in South Carolina and lives in Irmo. He joined SREB five years ago as Director of State and District Partnerships and provides support in schools and districts in the states of SC, NC, NJ, MO and GA. SREB has a strong presence throughout... Read More →

Wednesday July 22, 2020 3:00pm - 4:00pm EDT
Greenville Convention Center