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Wednesday, June 19
 

8:00am

L1 Literacy: Why it Matters!
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will address an often expressed criticism that instructional time spent in developing literacy in a student's primary language is wasteful.  Participants will also gain insight surrounding how transfer of concepts and skills from L1 to L2 will be presented.  

Speakers
avatar for Xavier Vasquez

Xavier Vasquez

Director, Biligual/ESL, FWISD
I am a second language learner with approximately 30 years of professional bilingual education experience. I have a profound passion for ensuring that our students have the opportunity to become bilingual, biliterate and bicultural. I also believe that utilizing a child's first language... Read More →


Wednesday June 19, 2019 8:00am - 8:20am
Scarborough Hall 116

8:00am

Language Acquisition vs Learning Difficulties
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

To be able to distinguish language from learning disabilities, educators must understand the second language acquisition process, recognize characteristics associated with LD, and assess the quality of instruction in student's classrooms.  On the surface, struggles with English language acquisition can mirror characteristics of LD.  Join us as we dig deeper to try and understand the reasons for certain behaviors and identify their underlying causes.  

Speakers
avatar for Susan Moore

Susan Moore

Curriculum Specialist, Special Education, FWISD
LC

Lori Colleti

Assistant Director, Related Services, FWISD
RS

Rebecca St. Amant

Speech Language Pathologist, FWISD


Wednesday June 19, 2019 8:00am - 9:00am
Price Hall 115

8:00am

Handwriting Resource
Limited Capacity filling up

In this session, participants will explore the new K-2 handwriting resource from Universal Handwriting.


Wednesday June 19, 2019 8:00am - 9:00am
Scarborough Hall 012

8:00am

Reflecting and Preparing for Success Next Year (2-5)
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

This session is intended for elementary Achieve 3000 teachers of all content areas to reflect on this year's Achieve 3000 data and take the implementation to the next level by deepening practice.

Speakers


Wednesday June 19, 2019 8:00am - 9:00am
Price Hall 204

8:00am

Featured Speaker: Judy Wallis
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers
avatar for Judy Wallis, Ed.D.

Judy Wallis, Ed.D.

Pearson Education
Judy Wallis has spent the past four decades as a teacher, literacy coach, university instructor, and staff developer.  She served two large, diverse, Houston, Texas school districts as language arts director and provided leadership support to literacy coaches for 21 years.  Her... Read More →



Wednesday June 19, 2019 8:00am - 9:00am
Riley Center 150

8:00am

Success Maker
Limited Capacity seats available

Participants will receive an overview of Success Maker, an online computer literary intervention tool for Tier III students in grades 2-8.  Additionally, principals will be able to run a campus report on students, teacher, and grade.


Wednesday June 19, 2019 8:00am - 9:30am
Fleming Hall 111

8:00am

HOOK & INSPIRE: Making Literature Relevant and Relatable
Limited Capacity filling up

Engage your students and INSPIRE learning beyond the classroom walls.  To build reading comprehension, students need to be able to relate to the texts they are reading.  Hook & Inspire texts present easily incorporated "teachable moments" that save you time and connect your curriculum to your student's world.  Learn more about weaving these kinds of connections into your English I-IV curriculum.


Wednesday June 19, 2019 8:00am - 9:30am
Price Hall 101

8:00am

From Worksheets to Wonder
Limited Capacity seats available

In this session, participants will explore engaging, hands-on literacy learning stations and develop independent learning activities that energize your young learners.   The session will also highlight the standards for grades PK-K.

Speakers
MA

Marci Abbott

Specialist, Early Learning, FWISD
avatar for J'Anzia Bell-Cook

J'Anzia Bell-Cook

Specialist, Early Learning, FWISD


Wednesday June 19, 2019 8:00am - 11:00am
Riley Center 239

8:00am

PHonological Awareness, PHonemic Awareness, PHonics: What Does it All Mean?
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

In this session, participants will discuss and share ideas around these 3 key elements of literacy instruction.  Walk away with new strategies to deepen your early literacy instruction for grades PK-K.

Speakers
avatar for Eugenia Gonzalez

Eugenia Gonzalez

Specialist, Early Learning, FWISD
avatar for Ana LaVine

Ana LaVine

Specialist, Early Learning, FWISD


Wednesday June 19, 2019 8:00am - 11:00am
Price Hall 102

8:00am

Literacy Playground
Limited Capacity seats available

Participants will have the ability to view all of the new (K-8) ELAR and current high school ELAR adopted materials.


Wednesday June 19, 2019 8:00am - 11:30am
Riley Center, The Lane

8:10am

Neuhaus/Estrellita: Let's Get Clear
Limited Capacity filling up

Session attendees will receive clarification about Neuhaus and Estrellita and their intended use in Dual Language Immersion classroom.

Speakers
avatar for OLGA BELEW

OLGA BELEW

Specialist, Dual Language, FWISD


Wednesday June 19, 2019 8:10am - 8:30am
Price Hall 207

8:30am

Lucy Calkins Writing Units of Study
Limited Capacity filling up

Participants will receive an overview of the writing units of study.  Writing workshop will be an expectation in all (K-8) literacy classrooms.  Come prepared to learn about your required minutes and what the writing workshop will look like.

Speakers
avatar for Audrey Bragg

Audrey Bragg

Literacy Consultant K-8, Audrey Bragg Consulting


Wednesday June 19, 2019 8:30am - 9:30am
Scarborough Hall 014

8:40am

Neuhaus/Estrellita: Let's Get Clear
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Session attendees will receive clarification about Neuhaus and Estrellita and their intended use in Dual Language Immersion classroom.

Speakers
avatar for OLGA BELEW

OLGA BELEW

Specialist, Dual Language, FWISD


Wednesday June 19, 2019 8:40am - 9:00am
Price Hall 207

9:10am

Language Acquisition vs Learning Difficulties
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

To be able to distinguish language from learning disabilities, educators must understand the second language acquisition process, recognize characteristics associated with LD, and assess the quality of instruction in student's classrooms.  On the surface, struggles with English language acquisition can mirror characteristics of LD.  Join us as we dig deeper to try and understand the reasons for certain behaviors and identify their underlying causes

Speakers
avatar for Susan Moore

Susan Moore

Curriculum Specialist, Special Education, FWISD
LC

Lori Colleti

Assistant Director, Related Services, FWISD
RS

Rebecca St. Amant

Speech Language Pathologist, FWISD


Wednesday June 19, 2019 9:10am - 10:10am
Price Hall 115

9:20am

Dual Language Literacy Block
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Dual Language teachers will review the Dual Language Literacy Block and identify components for providing daily literacy instruction in both English and Spanish.

Speakers
avatar for OLGA BELEW

OLGA BELEW

Specialist, Dual Language, FWISD


Wednesday June 19, 2019 9:20am - 9:40am
Price Hall 207

9:20am

Elementary Literacy Block
Limited Capacity filling up

Participants will receive an example of the required expectations in the elementary literacy block.  The reading/writing workshop uses balanced literacy teaching strategies.

Speakers
avatar for Ana Coca

Ana Coca

Coordinator, Elementary Literacy, FWISD
Ana Coca serves as FWISD Elementary Biliteracy Coordinator. Ana has been a classroom teacher, instructional coach, and district administrator for over 20 years. She is the immediate past president of TABE Texas Association for Bilingual Education.


Wednesday June 19, 2019 9:20am - 9:40am
Riley Center 250

9:20am

New ELAR Standards (K-8)
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Participants will receive an overview of the new 2019 ELAR standards.  Come prepared to learn about the recursive nature of reading and writing.

Speakers
CP

Crissy Peterson-Smith

Specialist, Early Learning, FWISD
MJ

Mark Jasso

Coordinator, Secondary Literacy, FWISD


Wednesday June 19, 2019 9:20am - 10:10am
Price Hall 216

9:20am

Literary Resources Overview-Dual Language (K-5)
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Participants will receive an overview of the new literary resources from the ELAR (K-8) adoption.  Come explore these exciting tools that will help support student learning experiences.


Wednesday June 19, 2019 9:20am - 10:20am
Scarborough Hall 119

9:20am

Literary Resources Overview-Regular Program (3-5)
Limited Capacity filling up

Participants will receive an overview of the new literary resources from the ELAR (K-8) adoption.  Come explore these exciting tools that will help support student learning experiences.


Wednesday June 19, 2019 9:20am - 10:20am
Fleming Hall 017

9:20am

Make Connections
Limited Capacity seats available

Participants will receive instruction to help students, in 2nd grade,  make connections to personal experiences, ideas in other texts, and society.  Hands-on concepts will be shared from the instructional guide-Inspiration for Instruction.  


Wednesday June 19, 2019 9:20am - 10:20am
Scarborough Hall 020

9:20am

Make Predictions
Limited Capacity seats available

This session is designed for 2nd grade teachers.  Participants will learn to make, correct, or confirm predictions using text features, characteristics of genre, and structures.  Hands-on activities will be provided from the instruction guide-Inspiration for Instruction.  


Wednesday June 19, 2019 9:20am - 10:20am
Scarborough Hall 018

9:20am

Comprehension Toolkit
Limited Capacity filling up

Participants will receive an overview of the comprehension toolkit.  Comprehension lessons will be an expectation in all (2-8) literacy classrooms.  

Speakers
AF

Amber Ferry

Instructional Coach, FWISD


Wednesday June 19, 2019 9:20am - 10:20am
Scarborough Hall 012

9:20am

Literary Resources Overview-Regular Program (K-2)
Limited Capacity seats available

Participants will receive an overview of the new literary resources from the ELAR (K-8) adoption.  Come explore these exciting tools that will help support student learning experiences.


Wednesday June 19, 2019 9:20am - 10:20am
Fleming Hall 013

9:20am

Literary Resources Overview (6-8)
Limited Capacity seats available

Participants will receive an overview of the new literary resources from the ELAR (K-8) adoption.  Come explore these exciting tools that will help support student learning experiences.


Wednesday June 19, 2019 9:20am - 10:20am
Fleming Hall 015

9:20am

Reflecting and Preparing for Success Next Year (6-12)
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

This session is intended for secondary Achieve 3000 teachers of all content areas to reflect on this year's Achieve 3000 data and take the implementation to the next level by deepening practice.

Speakers


Wednesday June 19, 2019 9:20am - 10:20am
Price Hall 204

9:30am

Lucy Calkins Units of Study Q&A
Limited Capacity seats available

Join Audrey Bragg to discuss the writing units of study in greater detail.

Speakers
avatar for Audrey Bragg

Audrey Bragg

Literacy Consultant K-8, Audrey Bragg Consulting


Wednesday June 19, 2019 9:30am - 10:00am
Scarborough Hall 014

9:30am

Featured Speaker: Judy Wallis
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers
avatar for Judy Wallis, Ed.D.

Judy Wallis, Ed.D.

Pearson Education
Judy Wallis has spent the past four decades as a teacher, literacy coach, university instructor, and staff developer.  She served two large, diverse, Houston, Texas school districts as language arts director and provided leadership support to literacy coaches for 21 years.  Her... Read More →



Wednesday June 19, 2019 9:30am - 10:30am
Riley Center 150

9:30am

Reflection and Collaboration Area
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers

Wednesday June 19, 2019 9:30am - 4:30pm
Riley Center, The Lane

10:00am

Dual Language Literacy Block
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Dual Language teachers will review the Dual Language Literacy Block and identify components for providing daily literacy instruction in both English and Spanish.

Speakers
avatar for OLGA BELEW

OLGA BELEW

Specialist, Dual Language, FWISD


Wednesday June 19, 2019 10:00am - 10:20am
Price Hall 207

10:00am

Language Plan
Limited Capacity seats available

Participants will identify key features of effective dual language immersion programs.

Speakers
avatar for Xavier Vasquez

Xavier Vasquez

Director, Biligual/ESL, FWISD
I am a second language learner with approximately 30 years of professional bilingual education experience. I have a profound passion for ensuring that our students have the opportunity to become bilingual, biliterate and bicultural. I also believe that utilizing a child's first language... Read More →


Wednesday June 19, 2019 10:00am - 10:20am
Scarborough Hall 116

10:00am

Elementary Literacy Block
Limited Capacity filling up

Participants will receive an example of the required expectations in the elementary literacy block.  The reading/writing workshop uses balanced literacy teaching strategies.

Speakers
avatar for Ana Coca

Ana Coca

Coordinator, Elementary Literacy, FWISD
Ana Coca serves as FWISD Elementary Biliteracy Coordinator. Ana has been a classroom teacher, instructional coach, and district administrator for over 20 years. She is the immediate past president of TABE Texas Association for Bilingual Education.


Wednesday June 19, 2019 10:00am - 10:20am
Riley Center 250

10:00am

Success Maker
Limited Capacity seats available

Participants will receive an overview of Success Maker, an online computer literary intervention tool for Tier III students in grades 2-8.  Additionally, principals will be able to run a campus report on students, teacher, and grade.


Wednesday June 19, 2019 10:00am - 11:30am
Fleming Hall 111

10:00am

HOOK & INSPIRE: Making Literature Relevant and Relatable
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Engage your students and INSPIRE learning beyond the classroom walls.  To build reading comprehension, students need to be able to relate to the texts they are reading.  Hook & Inspire texts present easily incorporated "teachable moments" that save you time and connect your curriculum to your student's world.  Learn more about weaving these kinds of connections into your English I-IV curriculum.


Wednesday June 19, 2019 10:00am - 11:30am
Price Hall 101

10:30am

Language Acquisition vs Learning Difficulties
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

To be able to distinguish language from learning disabilities, educators must understand the second language acquisition process, recognize characteristics associated with LD, and assess the quality of instruction in student's classrooms.  On the surface, struggles with English language acquisition can mirror characteristics of LD.  Join us as we dig deeper to try and understand the reasons for certain behaviors and identify their underlying causes

Speakers
avatar for Susan Moore

Susan Moore

Curriculum Specialist, Special Education, FWISD
LC

Lori Colleti

Assistant Director, Related Services, FWISD
RS

Rebecca St. Amant

Speech Language Pathologist, FWISD


Wednesday June 19, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
Price Hall 115

10:30am

Generate Questions
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will offer 2nd grade teachers instructional strategies to generate questions about text before, during, and after reading to deepen understanding and gain information.  The Instructional Guide, Inspiration for Instruction, can be used as a resource.  


Wednesday June 19, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
Scarborough Hall 020

10:30am

Make Predictions
Limited Capacity filling up

This session is designed for 2nd grade teachers.  Participants will learn to make, correct, or confirm predictions using text features, characteristics of genre, and structures.  Hands-on activities will be provided from the instruction guide-Inspiration for Instruction.


Wednesday June 19, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
Scarborough Hall 018

10:30am

Comprehension Toolkit
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Participants will receive an overview of the comprehension toolkit.  Comprehension lessons will be an expectation in all (2-8) literacy classrooms.  

Speakers
AF

Amber Ferry

Instructional Coach, FWISD


Wednesday June 19, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
Scarborough Hall 012

10:30am

Lucy Calkins Writing Units of Study
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Participants will receive an overview of the writing units of study.  Writing workshop will be an expectation in all (K-8) literacy classrooms.  Come prepared to learn about your required minutes and what the writing workshop will look like.

Speakers
avatar for Audrey Bragg

Audrey Bragg

Literacy Consultant K-8, Audrey Bragg Consulting


Wednesday June 19, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
Scarborough Hall 014

10:40am

Elementary Literacy Block
Limited Capacity filling up

Participants will receive an example of the required expectations in the elementary literacy block.  The reading/writing workshop uses balanced literacy teaching strategies.

Speakers
DR

Dr. Rudy Mendoza

Coordinator, Elementary Literacy, FWISD


Wednesday June 19, 2019 10:40am - 10:55am
Riley Center 250

10:40am

Dual Language Literacy Block
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Dual Language teachers will review the Dual Language Literacy Block and identify components for providing daily literacy instruction in both English and Spanish.

Speakers
avatar for OLGA BELEW

OLGA BELEW

Specialist, Dual Language, FWISD


Wednesday June 19, 2019 10:40am - 11:00am
Price Hall 207

10:40am

L1 Literacy: Why it Matters!
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will address an often expressed criticism that instructional time spent in developing literacy in a student's primary language is wasteful.  Participants will also gain insight surrounding how transfer of concepts and skills from L1 to L2 will be presented.

Speakers
avatar for Xavier Vasquez

Xavier Vasquez

Director, Biligual/ESL, FWISD
I am a second language learner with approximately 30 years of professional bilingual education experience. I have a profound passion for ensuring that our students have the opportunity to become bilingual, biliterate and bicultural. I also believe that utilizing a child's first language... Read More →


Wednesday June 19, 2019 10:40am - 11:00am
Scarborough Hall 116

10:40am

New ELAR Standards (K-8)
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Participants will receive an overview of the new 2019 ELAR standards.  Come prepared to learn about the recursive nature of reading and writing.

Speakers
avatar for Rose Moreno

Rose Moreno

Specialist, Early Learning, FWISD
Rose Moreno has served in education for 28 years as a regular & bilingual education teacher, campus testing coordinator and data analyst, campus LPAC chair, campus administrative team member, early childhood mentor and RtI Specialist. She is currently an Early Learning Speciali... Read More →
avatar for Ana Coca

Ana Coca

Coordinator, Elementary Literacy, FWISD
Ana Coca serves as FWISD Elementary Biliteracy Coordinator. Ana has been a classroom teacher, instructional coach, and district administrator for over 20 years. She is the immediate past president of TABE Texas Association for Bilingual Education.


Wednesday June 19, 2019 10:40am - 11:20am
Price Hall 216

10:40am

Literary Resources Overview-Dual Language (K-5)
Limited Capacity seats available

Participants will receive an overview of the new literary resources from the ELAR (K-8) adoption.  Come explore these exciting tools that will help support student learning experiences.


Wednesday June 19, 2019 10:40am - 11:40am
Scarborough Hall 119

10:40am

Literary Resources Overview-Regular Program (3-5)
Limited Capacity seats available

Participants will receive an overview of the new literary resources from the ELAR (K-8) adoption.  Come explore these exciting tools that will help support student learning experiences.


Wednesday June 19, 2019 10:40am - 11:40am
Fleming Hall 017

10:40am

Literary Resources Overview-Regular Program (K-2)
Limited Capacity seats available

Participants will receive an overview of the new literary resources from the ELAR (K-8) adoption.  Come explore these exciting tools that will help support student learning experiences.


Wednesday June 19, 2019 10:40am - 11:40am
Fleming Hall 013

10:40am

7th Grade Structured Literacy
Limited Capacity filling up

Participants will receive an overview of the new 7th grade structured literacy course including curricular requirements and resources.

Speakers
MM

Michelle McCone

Secondary Literacy Director, Curriculum and Instruction, FWISD



Wednesday June 19, 2019 10:40am - 11:40am
Price Hall 204

10:40am

Literary Resources Overview (6-8)
Limited Capacity seats available

Participants will receive an overview of the new literary resources from the ELAR (K-8) adoption.  Come explore these exciting tools that will help support student learning experiences.


Wednesday June 19, 2019 10:40am - 11:40am
Fleming Hall 015

11:10am

SLAR Review in the Bilingual Classroom
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Participants will receive information about changes to the Spanish Language Arts and Reading TEKS (K-8) to be implemented in classrooms beginning with the 2019-2020 school year.

Speakers
avatar for Airam Ruiz

Airam Ruiz

Specialist, Dual Language, FWISD


Wednesday June 19, 2019 11:10am - 11:30am
Scarborough Hall 116

11:20am

Dual Language Literacy Block
Limited Capacity filling up

Dual Language teachers will review the Dual Language Literacy Block and identify components for providing daily literacy instruction in both English and Spanish.

Speakers
avatar for OLGA BELEW

OLGA BELEW

Specialist, Dual Language, FWISD


Wednesday June 19, 2019 11:20am - 11:40am
Price Hall 207

11:20am

Elementary Literacy Block
Limited Capacity filling up

Participants will receive an example of the required expectations in the elementary literacy block.  The reading/writing workshop uses balanced literacy teaching strategies.

Speakers
DR

Dr. Rudy Mendoza

Coordinator, Elementary Literacy, FWISD


Wednesday June 19, 2019 11:20am - 11:40am
Riley Center 250

1:00pm

Dyslexia Teacher Expectation
Limited Capacity filling up

Speakers
PC

Patty Cote

Director, Dyslexia Services, FWISD


Wednesday June 19, 2019 1:00pm - 1:20pm
Price Hall 215

1:00pm

Early Literacy Block (K-1)
Limited Capacity seats available

Participants will receive an example an example of the required expectations in the early learning literacy block.  The reading/writing workshop uses balanced literacy teaching strategies.

Speakers
avatar for Dr. Cheryl Mixon

Dr. Cheryl Mixon

Executive Director of Early Learning, FWISD



Wednesday June 19, 2019 1:00pm - 1:20pm
Scarborough Hall 116

1:00pm

New ELAR Standards (K-8)
Limited Capacity filling up

Participants will receive an overview of the new 2019 ELAR standards.  Come prepared to learn about the recursive nature of reading and writing.

Speakers
avatar for Rose Moreno

Rose Moreno

Specialist, Early Learning, FWISD
Rose Moreno has served in education for 28 years as a regular & bilingual education teacher, campus testing coordinator and data analyst, campus LPAC chair, campus administrative team member, early childhood mentor and RtI Specialist. She is currently an Early Learning Speciali... Read More →
MJ

Mark Jasso

Coordinator, Secondary Literacy, FWISD


Wednesday June 19, 2019 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Price Hall 216

1:00pm

Culturally Responsive Interventions
Limited Capacity seats available

Why don't all students respond to all teaching styles?  Participants will have an opportunity to learn about teaching methods that benefit students from diverse cultural backgrounds.

Speakers
DK

Dr. Karen Neal

ESL Coordinator, Multilingual Programs, FWISD


Wednesday June 19, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Riley Center 250

1:00pm

Introduction to QTEL
Limited Capacity filling up

Participants will learn what QTEL methodology will look like in the classroom and the philosophy behind the practices.


Speakers
RT

Robert Thompson

Specialist, Secondary ESL Implementation, FWISD


Wednesday June 19, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Price Hall 203

1:00pm

Literary Resources Overview-Dual Language (K-5)
Limited Capacity filling up

Participants will receive an overview of the new literary resources from the ELAR (K-8) adoption.  Come explore these exciting tools that will help support student learning experiences.


Wednesday June 19, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Scarborough Hall 119

1:00pm

Handwriting Resource
Limited Capacity seats available

In this session, participants will explore the new K-2 handwriting resource from Universal Handwriting.


Wednesday June 19, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Scarborough Hall 012

1:00pm

Generate Questions
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will offer 2nd grade teachers instructional strategies to generate questions about text before, during, and after reading to deepen understanding and gain information.  The Instructional Guide, Inspiration for Instruction, can be used as a resource.  


Wednesday June 19, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Scarborough Hall 020

1:00pm

Literary Resources Overview-Regular Program (3-5)
Limited Capacity seats available

Participants will receive an overview of the new literary resources from the ELAR (K-8) adoption.  Come explore these exciting tools that will help support student learning experiences.


Wednesday June 19, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Fleming Hall 017

1:00pm

Make Connections
Limited Capacity seats available

Participants will receive instruction to help students, in 2nd grade, make connections to personal experiences, ideas in other texts, and society.  Hands-on concepts will be shared from the instructional guide-Inspiration for Instruction.


Wednesday June 19, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Scarborough Hall 018

1:00pm

Reflecting and Preparing for Success Next Year (2-5)
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

This session is intended for elementary Achieve 3000 teachers of all content areas to reflect on this year's Achieve 3000 data and take the implementation to the next level by deepening practice.

Speakers


Wednesday June 19, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Price Hall 204

1:00pm

Literary Resources Overview-Regular Program (K-2)
Limited Capacity seats available

Participants will receive an overview of the new literary resources from the ELAR (K-8) adoption.  Come explore these exciting tools that will help support student learning experiences.


Wednesday June 19, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Fleming Hall 013

1:00pm

Lucy Calkins Writing Units of Study
Limited Capacity filling up

Participants will receive an overview of the writing units of study.  Writing workshop will be an expectation in all (K-8) literacy classrooms.  Come prepared to learn about your required minutes and what the writing workshop will look like.

Speakers
avatar for Audrey Bragg

Audrey Bragg

Literacy Consultant K-8, Audrey Bragg Consulting


Wednesday June 19, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Scarborough Hall 014

1:00pm

Literary Resources Overview (6-8)
Limited Capacity seats available

Participants will receive an overview of the new literary resources from the ELAR (K-8) adoption.  Come explore these exciting tools that will help support student learning experiences.


Wednesday June 19, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Fleming Hall 015

1:00pm

Success Maker
Limited Capacity seats available

Participants will receive an overview of Success Maker, an online computer literary intervention tool for Tier III students in grades 2-8.  Additionally, principals will be able to run a campus report on students, teacher, and grade.


Wednesday June 19, 2019 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Fleming Hall 111

1:00pm

Writing Instruction: Best Practices for College and Career Readiness
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Teaching students to be strong communicators through writing is essential to college and career readiness.  This collaborative session will cover strategies including using mentor texts, writing for real world purposes, and reading text sets on a topic.  These strategies will provide teachers with the tools to improve student's ability to craft creative, research, technical and practical pieces of writing.


Wednesday June 19, 2019 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Price Hall 101

1:00pm

Literacy Playground
Limited Capacity seats available

Participants will have the ability to view all of the new (K-8) ELAR and current high school ELAR adopted materials.


Wednesday June 19, 2019 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Riley Center, The Lane

1:00pm

From Worksheets to Wonder
Limited Capacity filling up

In this session, participants will explore engaging, hand-on literacy learning stations and develop independent learning activities that energize your young learners.   The session will also highlight the standards for grades PK-K.

Speakers
MA

Marci Abbott

Specialist, Early Learning, FWISD
avatar for J'Anzia Bell-Cook

J'Anzia Bell-Cook

Specialist, Early Learning, FWISD


Wednesday June 19, 2019 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Riley Center 239

1:00pm

PHonological Awareness, PHonemic Awareness, PHonics: What Does it All Mean?
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

In this session, participants will discuss and share ideas around these 3 key elements of literacy instruction. Walk away with new strategies to deepen your early literacy instruction.

Speakers
avatar for Eugenia Gonzalez

Eugenia Gonzalez

Specialist, Early Learning, FWISD
avatar for Ana LaVine

Ana LaVine

Specialist, Early Learning, FWISD


Wednesday June 19, 2019 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Price Hall 102

1:40pm

Dyslexia Teacher Expectation
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Speakers
PC

Patty Cote

Director, Dyslexia Services, FWISD


Wednesday June 19, 2019 1:40pm - 2:00pm
Price Hall 215

1:40pm

Early Literacy Block (K-1)
Limited Capacity seats available

Participants will receive an example an example of the required expectations in the early learning literacy block.  The reading/writing workshop uses balanced literacy teaching strategies.

Speakers
avatar for Dr. Cheryl Mixon

Dr. Cheryl Mixon

Executive Director of Early Learning, FWISD



Wednesday June 19, 2019 1:40pm - 2:00pm
Scarborough Hall 116

2:00pm

Lucy Calkins Units of Study Q&A
Limited Capacity filling up

Join Audrey Bragg to discuss the writing units of study in greater detail.

Speakers
avatar for Audrey Bragg

Audrey Bragg

Literacy Consultant K-8, Audrey Bragg Consulting


Wednesday June 19, 2019 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Scarborough Hall 014

2:20pm

Dyslexia Teacher Expectation
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Speakers
PC

Patty Cote

Director, Dyslexia Services, FWISD


Wednesday June 19, 2019 2:20pm - 2:40pm
Price Hall 215

2:20pm

Using Writing With Students Who Have Experienced Trauma
Limited Capacity filling up

Participants will hear how writing in all classes can help students with traumatic backgrounds succeed in school.

Speakers
MM

Meridith Meyer

Specialist, Secondary ESL Implementation, FWISD


Wednesday June 19, 2019 2:20pm - 2:40pm
Scarborough Hall 012

2:20pm

New ELAR Standards (K-8)
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Participants will receive an overview of the new 2019 ELAR standards.  Come prepared to learn about the recursive nature of reading and writing.

Speakers
CP

Crissy Peterson-Smith

Specialist, Early Learning, FWISD
MJ

Mark Jasso

Coordinator, Secondary Literacy, FWISD


Wednesday June 19, 2019 2:20pm - 3:10pm
Price Hall 216

2:20pm

MS/HS Workshop Block
Limited Capacity filling up

Participants will receive an example of the expectations in the Middle and High School ELAR classes.  The reading/writing workshop uses a balanced literacy approach.

Speakers
LR

LaTanya Robinson

Coordinator, Secondary Literacy, FWISD


Wednesday June 19, 2019 2:20pm - 3:10pm
Scarborough Hall 116

2:20pm

Culturally Responsive Interventions
Limited Capacity seats available

Why don't all students respond to all teaching styles?  Participants will have an opportunity to learn about teaching methods that benefit students from diverse cultural backgrounds.

Speakers
avatar for Diane Kue

Diane Kue

Specialist, Elementary ESL Implementation, FWISD
Thanks for your visit! I was an ESL teacher for eight years, a Language Center teacher for two years, and I am in my fifth year as an ESL Specialist for Fort Worth ISD. As a daughter of a refugee, I enjoy talking about the children of immigrants. Most importantly, we need to open... Read More →


Wednesday June 19, 2019 2:20pm - 3:20pm
Riley Center 250

2:20pm

Introduction to QTEL
Limited Capacity filling up

Participants will learn what QTEL methodology will look like in the classroom and the philosophy behind the practices.


Speakers
RT

Robert Thompson

Specialist, Secondary ESL Implementation, FWISD


Wednesday June 19, 2019 2:20pm - 3:20pm
Price Hall 203

2:20pm

Literary Resources Overview-Dual Language (K-5)
Limited Capacity filling up

Participants will receive an overview of the new literary resources from the ELAR (K-8) adoption.  Come explore these exciting tools that will help support student learning experiences.


Wednesday June 19, 2019 2:20pm - 3:20pm
Scarborough Hall 119

2:20pm

Literary Resources Overview-Regular Program (3-5)
Limited Capacity seats available

Participants will receive an overview of the new literary resources from the ELAR (K-8) adoption.  Come explore these exciting tools that will help support student learning experiences.


Wednesday June 19, 2019 2:20pm - 3:20pm
Fleming Hall 017

2:20pm

Make Connections
Limited Capacity seats available

Participants will receive instruction to help students, in 2nd grade, make connections to personal experiences, ideas in other texts, and society.  Hands-on concepts will be shared from the instructional guide-Inspiration for Instruction.


Wednesday June 19, 2019 2:20pm - 3:20pm
Scarborough Hall 020

2:20pm

Make Predictions
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

This session is designed for 2nd grade teachers.  Participants will learn to make, correct, or confirm predictions using text features, characteristics of genre, and structures.  Hands-on activities will be provided from the instruction guide-Inspiration for Instruction.


Wednesday June 19, 2019 2:20pm - 3:20pm
Scarborough Hall 018

2:20pm

Literary Resources Overview-Regular Program (K-2)
Limited Capacity seats available

Participants will receive an overview of the new literary resources from the ELAR (K-8) adoption.  Come explore these exciting tools that will help support student learning experiences.


Wednesday June 19, 2019 2:20pm - 3:20pm
Fleming Hall 013

2:20pm

Literary Resources Overview (6-8)
Limited Capacity seats available

Participants will receive an overview of the new literary resources from the ELAR (K-8) adoption.  Come explore these exciting tools that will help support student learning experiences.


Wednesday June 19, 2019 2:20pm - 3:20pm
Fleming Hall 015

2:20pm

High School Reading Classes
Limited Capacity filling up

Participants will receive an overview of the high school reading classes including curricular requirements and resources.

Speakers
MM

Michelle McCone

Secondary Literacy Director, Curriculum and Instruction, FWISD



Wednesday June 19, 2019 2:20pm - 3:20pm
Price Hall 204

3:00pm

Dyslexia Teacher Expectation
Limited Capacity filling up

Speakers
PC

Patty Cote

Director, Dyslexia Services, FWISD


Wednesday June 19, 2019 3:00pm - 3:20pm
Price Hall 215

3:00pm

Using Writing With Students Who Have Experienced Trauma
Limited Capacity seats available

Participants will hear how writing in all classes can help students with traumatic backgrounds succeed in school.

Speakers
MM

Meridith Meyer

Specialist, Secondary ESL Implementation, FWISD


Wednesday June 19, 2019 3:00pm - 3:20pm
Scarborough Hall 012

3:00pm

Success Maker
Limited Capacity seats available

Participants will receive an overview of Success Maker, an online computer literary intervention tool for Tier III students in grades 2-8.  Additionally, principals will be able to run a campus report on students, teacher, and grade.


Wednesday June 19, 2019 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Fleming Hall 111

3:00pm

Writing Instruction: Best Practices for College and Career Readiness
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Teaching students to be strong communicators through writing is essential to college and career readiness.  This collaborative session will cover strategies including using mentor texts, writing for real world purposes, and reading text sets on a topic.  These strategies will provide teachers with the tools to improve student's ability to craft creative, research, technical and practical pieces of writing.


Wednesday June 19, 2019 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Price Hall 101

3:30pm

Early Literacy Block (K-1)
Limited Capacity filling up

Participants will receive an example an example of the required expectations in the early learning literacy block.  The reading/writing workshop uses balanced literacy teaching strategies.

Speakers
avatar for Dr. Cheryl Mixon

Dr. Cheryl Mixon

Executive Director of Early Learning, FWISD



Wednesday June 19, 2019 3:30pm - 3:50pm
Scarborough Hall 116

3:30pm

Culturally Responsive Interventions
Limited Capacity seats available

Why don't all students respond to all teaching styles?  Participants will have an opportunity to learn about teaching methods that benefit students from diverse cultural backgrounds.

Speakers
avatar for Diane Kue

Diane Kue

Specialist, Elementary ESL Implementation, FWISD
Thanks for your visit! I was an ESL teacher for eight years, a Language Center teacher for two years, and I am in my fifth year as an ESL Specialist for Fort Worth ISD. As a daughter of a refugee, I enjoy talking about the children of immigrants. Most importantly, we need to open... Read More →


Wednesday June 19, 2019 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Riley Center 250

3:30pm

Introduction to QTEL
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Participants will learn what QTEL methodology will look like in the classroom and the philosophy behind the practices.


Speakers
RT

Robert Thompson

Specialist, Secondary ESL Implementation, FWISD


Wednesday June 19, 2019 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Price Hall 203

3:30pm

Generate Questions
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will offer 2nd grade teachers instructional strategies to generate questions about text before, during, and after reading to deepen understanding and gain information.  The Instructional Guide, Inspiration for Instruction, can be used as a resource.  


Wednesday June 19, 2019 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Scarborough Hall 020

3:30pm

Lucy Calkins Writing Units of Study
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Participants will receive an overview of the writing units of study.  Writing workshop will be an expectation in all (K-8) literacy classrooms.  Come prepared to learn about your required minutes and what the writing workshop will look like.

Speakers
avatar for Audrey Bragg

Audrey Bragg

Literacy Consultant K-8, Audrey Bragg Consulting


Wednesday June 19, 2019 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Scarborough Hall 014

3:30pm

Reflecting and Preparing for Success Next Year (6-12)
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

This session is intended for secondary Achieve 3000 teachers of all content areas to reflect on this year's Achieve 3000 data and take the implementation to the next level by deepening practice.

Speakers


Wednesday June 19, 2019 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Price Hall 204

3:40pm

Dyslexia Teacher Expectation
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Speakers
PC

Patty Cote

Director, Dyslexia Services, FWISD


Wednesday June 19, 2019 3:40pm - 4:00pm
Price Hall 215

3:40pm

New ELAR Standards (K-8)
Limited Capacity seats available

Participants will receive an overview of the new 2019 ELAR standards.  Come prepared to learn about the recursive nature of reading and writing.

Speakers
avatar for Rose Moreno

Rose Moreno

Specialist, Early Learning, FWISD
Rose Moreno has served in education for 28 years as a regular & bilingual education teacher, campus testing coordinator and data analyst, campus LPAC chair, campus administrative team member, early childhood mentor and RtI Specialist. She is currently an Early Learning Speciali... Read More →
CP

Crissy Peterson-Smith

Specialist, Early Learning, FWISD
MJ

Mark Jasso

Coordinator, Secondary Literacy, FWISD


Wednesday June 19, 2019 3:40pm - 4:30pm
Price Hall 216

4:10pm

Early Literacy Block (K-1)
Limited Capacity seats available

Participants will receive an example an example of the required expectations in the early learning literacy block.  The reading/writing workshop uses balanced literacy teaching strategies.

Speakers
avatar for Dr. Cheryl Mixon

Dr. Cheryl Mixon

Executive Director of Early Learning, FWISD



Wednesday June 19, 2019 4:10pm - 4:30pm
Scarborough Hall 116