GACIS Winter Conference Registration Open!

Thursday October 18, 2018

Deeper Learning for Literacy---You’re invited to attend the GACIS Winter Conference, December 3 and 4 at Lake Lanier Islands Legacy Lodge.

Keynote speakers:  Kylene Beers author of When Kids Can’t Read/What Teachers Can Do and Robert Probst author of Response and Analysis  and co-author with Kylene of Reading Nonfiction: Stances, Signposts, and Strategies and Disrupting Thinking: Why How We Read Matters; Julie Washington, Professor and Chair of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Georgia State and the director of the research center on language and literacy in high risk and impaired populations; and GACIS member and author of Architects of Deeper Learning, Lissa Pijanowski. Additionally, GACIS members will share lessons learned and best practices.

Conference topics and takeaways

Develop lifelong reading habits

Deepen comprehension

Reading should be transformational

Give Choice with direction

Focused silent reading

Create engagement and Relevance

Build Student Confidence

Create understanding

Nonfiction—is it or is it not true in our world

Literacy in high risk populations

Blueprint for Deeper Learning

Don’t miss this informative professional learning opportunity provided by GACIS in partnership with Houghton, Mifflin, and Harcourt. 


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