Session Grid

Wednesday

PreconferenceSpeakerTopic
1:00pm-4:30pmMary HowardEmbracing a Kid-watching Culture of Collective Awe

Thursday

KeynoteSpeakerTopic
8:30am-9:45amPam KoutrakosTeacher SustainAbility: Moving Forward with Purpose and Joy

Please Note: 

All sessions are Reading Recovery unless denoted with an (*) for General Audience.

LocationWindsorKensington DEFSomersetHamptonEtonOxfordKensington ABC
Session #1, Thursday: 10:15-11:45amJeff Williams - “Prompting: Responsive Teaching in Action”Nancy Anderson - "Boost Independence and Agency with Effective Teaching for Self-Monitoring"Journey Swafford - "The Cut-Up Story: Not an Optional Extra"*Jaime Dawson - "It All Starts With a Book"*Lisa Aker - "Working with Words in Small Groups" Session repeated Friday at 10amAmy Smith - "Fostering Independence to Promote Acceleration"*Allison Briceno - "Using Diverse Texts to Support Stuients' Language, Literacy, and Identity Development"
Session #2, Thursday: 1:00-2:30pm*Pam Koutrakos - "Infusing Inquiry into Classroom Writing"Jamie Lipp - "Bridging Phonics and Phonemic Awareness in the RR Lesson"Katie Kurumada - "Embracing the Power of Language Variation Throughout the RR Lesson"*Becca Doswellr - "Differentiation: Kids Differ, Teachers Matter”*Lisa Aker - “Is it a Skill or a Strategy?”Maryann McBride - “Making a Difference with Word Work”*Michele Myers - “Revolutionary Love: Creating a Culturally Inclusive Literacy Classroom”
Session #3, Thursday: 3:00-4:30pmNancy Anderson - “Connecting Reading and Writing: A Toolbox for Acceleration”Sue Duncan - “It’s All About Relationships” Session repeated on Friday at 10*Allison Briceno - “Language, Literacy and supporting Multilingual Students”*Becca Doswell - “Feedback: Intentional Language to Propel Student Learning”*Pam Wills Lancaster - “It’s All About the Talk: The Role of Classroom Talk to Enhance Understanding"*Jaime Dawson - “Words, Words, and More Words: Vocabulary Development Across the Day.” Session repeated on Friday at noonPeggy Phillips - “The Power in a Simple Word: Igniting and Empowering Early Literacy through Known Words”

Friday

KeynoteSpeakerTopic
8:30am-9:45amLisa EickholdtFinding Our Way Through the Fray: Teaching Literacy in a Time of Turbulence

Please Note: 

All sessions are Reading Recovery unless denoted with an (*) for General Audience.

LocationWindsorKensington DEFSomersetHamptonEtonOxfordKensington ABC
Session #1, Friday: 10:00-11:30am*Jeff Williams - "Teaching for Language Development in K-2 Guided Reading”Journey Swafford - "Predictions of Progress: How, What and Why?"Jamie Lipp - “Composing, Constructing, and the Cut-Up Sentence”*Lisa Aker - "Working with Words in Small Groups” Session repeated from Thursday at 10:15Sue Duncan - “It’s All About Relationships” Repeated Session from Thursday at 3*Michele Myers - “Reading Assessment Through a Revolutionary Lens”Katie Kurumada - “What We Can Learn About Advocacy From Marie Clay: RR Teachers as Advocates”
Session #2, Friday:12:00-1:30pm*Lisa Eickholdt - “Beyond the Writing Curriculum: Building Minilesson Toolbox”Amy Smith - “Reciprocity Revisited”*Pam Wills Lancaster - “Thinking Deeply About Texts: Comprehension Connections”Peggy Phillips - “Be Intentional: Teaching that leads to Acceleration”*Jaime Dawson - “Words, Words, and More Words: Vocabulary Development Across the Day.” Repeated Session from Thursday at 3Maryann McBride - “Teaching children to search for and use Visual Information in Text”

Session Descriptions

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Reading Recovery Session Presenters:

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  • Nancy Anderson
  • Sue Duncan
  • Tracee Farmer
  • Mary Fried
  • Pam Grayson
  • Katie Kurumada
  • Jamie Lipp
  • Maryann McBride
  • Deb Rich
  • Jeff Williams

Classroom & Group Literacy Presenters:

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  • Lisa Aker
  • Becca Dosewell
  • Alice Ensley
  • Cindy Fujimoto
  • Rachael Gabriel
  • Matt Glover
  • Pam Lancaster
  • Jamie Lipp
  • Wanda Mangum
  • Enrique Puig