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Part of International Reading Association, 2012

Institute 03: Promoting Vocabulary Development from Pre-K to Grade 12: Intersections of Research and Practice

Apr 29, 2012

9am to 5pm

McCormick Place - West 180

Tentative Schedule

Welcome/Overview of the Day Kathy Ganske

Keynote: Fostering Language in Classrooms: Challenges and Opportunities David K. Dickinson

Keynote: Megaclusters: Teaching the Vocabulary of Narrative Text Elfrieda Hiebert

Coffee Break

Breakout Series I: (Participants choose one.)

  • Strand A (Grades Pre-K through 3) Finding Opportunities for Vocabulary Instruction in Early Childhood Classrooms Jill Grifenhagen
  • Strand B: (Grades 3 through7) Building Motivation for Word Learning and Strategies for Success Kathy Ganske
  • Strand C (Grades 7 through 12) Vocabulary: Key to Content Donna Ogle

Keynote: Science for Reading, Reading for Science: Engaging Students in Disciplinary Literacy Learning Catherine E. Snow

Lunch Panel Discussion: Andrew Biemiller, David Dickinson, Michael Graves, Elfrieda Hiebert, Judith Scott, Catherine Snow

Keynote: Just What Should a Comprehensive Program of Vocabulary Instruction for English Language Learners Include? Michael Graves

Breakout Series II: (Participants choose one.)

  • Strand A (Grades Pre-K through 3) Learning Words: Oral to Written Nancy Frey
  • Strand B (Grades 3 through 7) From Inside the Toolbox: Teaching Words in the Content Areas Janet Allen
  • Strand C: (Grades 7 through 12) Learning Words Inside and Out Doug Fisher

Keynote: Engage, Invite, and Enjoy: How Teachers' Actions Can Increase Students' Achievement in Word Conscious Classrooms Judith Scott

Closing Remarks Kathy Ganske

Presentation

Unique words require unique instruction: Teaching words in stories and informational books

Missed Dr. Hiebert's presentation at the 2012 IRA Institute 03 Promoting Vocabulary Development from Pre-K to Grade 12: Intersections of Research and Practice?  Available now are the presentation slides and handouts from Dr. Hiebert's presentation Unique words require unique instruction: Teaching words in stories and informational books.