This workshop will focus on using research-based strategies in reading, language arts, science and social studies with special emphasis on decoding and comprehension skills. It features proven methods for helping students to acquire reading strategies and effective writing skills using exciting literature to motivate students for reading, writing and research projects.
Topics to be explored
A Workshop Speaking Directly to Your Concerns
Meeting Performance Standards Using Scientifically-based Strategies
ABOUT YOUR WORKSHOP LEADER:
Nancy Polette is Professor Emeritus at Lindenwood College. She has taught all the grades during thirty years in the public schools and has been Director of the Laboratory School during her twenty years at Lindenwood University. She is the author of over 150 professional books as well as the picture books, The Little Old Woman and the Hungry Cat and The Hole by the Apple Tree (both published by Greenwillow Books). School Library Journal describes Nancy as “an educator with imagination, creativity and an appreciation for the intelligence of children.”