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Connecting Communities through Our Languages, Cultures, and Stories

Forty-two Years of Educational Excellence for English Learners & Biliteracy for All

March 29 - April 1, 2017

Anaheim Marriott and Hilton Hotels
Anaheim, California 

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Friday, March 31 • 10:30am - 11:45am
Comprehension Magic: Strategies that really work!!

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Quickly raise the reading levels of ELs. For many ELs literacy can become a roadblock. Some students become strong decoders yet have difficulty with comprehension. Learn how to deliver three simple strategies that use retell, vocabulary development, and complex sentence "unpacking" to support comprehension. Implement these strategies with any and all reading materials. Prevent comprehension problems from occurring and intervene with students who have struggled! Significant growth can be expected very quickly. Bonus Strategies----Just Right Books and Precision Reading!!

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Angela Barra

Mount Diablo USD
I am passionate about teaching English Learners and about working with students who are struggling for any reason. I work closely with teachers to improve literacy instruction (both reading and writing) providing guidance in student engagement and simple successful teaching strategies... Read More →
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Sharon Zinke

Literacy Consultant, Rime Magic
If your students have fallen behind in reading due to low word recognition in English, Rime Magic will bring them up to grade level quickly and easily. Rime Magic helps students transition to English reading with high engagement and soaring confidence!

Friday March 31, 2017 10:30am - 11:45am PDT
Hilton Room: Catalina 6