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Literacy Institute May 31-June 1, 2023

Schedule - Day 1

8:00 - 8:45am

Check-in

8:45 - 9:00am

Welcome

9:00 - 9:30am

TBD

9:30 - 10:15am

Keynote Speaker - Jacqueline Woodson

10:15 - 10:30am

Keynote Speaker Q&A

10:30 - 10:45am

Break + Keynote Book Giveaway

10:50 - 11:50am

Breakout Session 1

Keynote Speaker Breakout* - Jacqueline Woodson
*11:45am - 12:15pm: Keynote Breakout Session includes book signing for attendees

Bilingual/Multicultural - Cloris Rangel
Becoming Authors in the Classroom - Celebrating our Language and Culture Stories

Children's Literature - Jennifer Smith and Robin Griffith
Revamping Read Alouds: Interactions to Support Comprehension

Science of Teaching Reading - Darnisha Carreathers
The Science of Teaching Reading: Pedagogy & Practice

Literacy Intervention - Melanie Royal
Multisensory Structured Language Strategies in the General Education Classroom

Early Literacy - Kristelle Delgado
The Science of Teaching Reading in Early Learning: What is Phonological Awareness and Why it is Important?

Digital Literacy - Sarah Ruffing Robbins and Carmen Kynard
DFW Writes Phillis Wheatley Peters (#DFWwritesPWP)

11:55am - 12:25pm

Networking + Book Giveaway

12:10 - 1:00pm

Lunch

1:05 - 2:05pm

Breakout Session 2

Bilingual/Multicultural - Steve Przymus
The Magic of Insider Autores y Escritores: Youth Story Tellers as Authors in a Rural Mexican Community-Based Summer Program

Learning by Scientific Design - Jennifer Smith
Prior Knowledge that Sticks: Design Schema-Building Activities to Enhance Student Learning

Literacy Intervention - Endia Lindo
Employing Multi-Component Strategies to Build Comprehension

Literacy Intervention - LaTanya Robinson
Struggling Readers: Leveraging Language and Literacy for Liberation

Writing Workshop - Octavia Gray-Essex and Airam Ruiz
Writing Workshop: The Power of the Written Thought

Early Literacy - Michelle Bauml
Promoting Early Literacy Skills Through Play

Digital Literacy - Sarah Ruffing Robbins and Carmen Kynard
DFW Writes Phillis Wheatley Peters (#DFWwritesPWP)

2:10 - 2:40pm

Networking + Book Giveaway

2:40 - 3:00pm

Closing

 

Schedule Day 2

8:00 - 8:45am

Check-in

8:45 - 9:00am

Welcome

9:00 - 9:30am

TBD

9:30 - 10:15am

Keynote Speaker - Gloria Ladson-Billings

10:15 - 10:30am

Keynote Speaker Q&A

10:30 - 10:45am

Break + Keynote Book Giveaway

10:50 - 11:50am

Breakout Session 1

Keynote Speaker Breakout* - Gloria Ladson-Billings
*11:45am - 12:15pm: Keynote Breakout Session includes book signing for attendees

Bilingual/Multicultural - Ray Villareal
Local Authors: Bilingual Voices from our Community

Science of Teaching Reading - Darnisha Carreathers
The Science of Teaching Reading: Pedagogy & Practice

Literacy in the Content Area - Michelle Bauml
True Stories are Captivating! Using Children's Literature for Social Studies Instruction

Early Literacy - Frankie Vaca
Writing and Early Literacy: How an Understanding of the Developmental Timelines of Writing can Guide your Instruction and Support Student Success

Children's Literature - Tiffany Nakamura
Teaching the Holocaust through Children's Literature

Digital Literacy - Curby Alexander
From Content Consumer to Creator: Three Digital Tools to Help Students Find Their Voice

11:55am - 12:25pm

Networking + Book Giveaway

12:10 - 1:00pm

Lunch

1:05 - 2:05pm

Breakout Session 2

Bilingual/Multicultural - Patsy Robles-Goodwin
Culturally Relevant Literature for English Language Classrooms

Literacy Intervention - Endia Lindo
Building Inferential Comprehension Skills with INFER

Literacy in the Content Area - Audrey Sorrells, Zhan Shi, and Nicole Masole
Make Math Matter: Using Culturally Informed Storytelling to Promote Equity in Mathematics

Early Literacy - Melodi Faris and Kathleen Kyzar
Developmentally Appropriate Practices and Literacy Readiness in the Preschool Classroom 

Writing Workshop - Octavia Gray-Essex and Airam Ruiz
Writing Workshop: The Power of the Written Thought

Digital Literacy - Curby Alexander
From Content Consumer to Creator: Three Digital Tools to Help Students Find Their Voice

2:10 - 2:40pm

Networking + Book Giveaway

2:40 - 3:00pm

Closing