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Friday, January 15 • 10:20am - 11:50am
Vocabulary, Vocabulary, Vocabulary!!! - MVHS: Room# 306 FULL

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Young readers need a strong vocabulary to prepare them for content-area rigor in college and the workplace. In this session participants will learn strategies to help support all students build academic language and deepen word knowledge. Participants will learn how to select and explicitly teach academic and domain-specific vocabulary as well as use academic language frames and organizers to scaffold speaking and writing tasks. At the end of this session participants will be able to use resources provided to plan instruction and engage students.

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Tia Adkins

Tia has spent her career working in literacy with a focus on early literacy.  She taught in Savannah-Chatham for 18 years at the elementary level and also worked as a District Literacy Specialist for 2 years. Tia left the classroom to work for the Gov. of Georgia on a special literacy project funded by the Annie E. Casey Foundation and also revised all the Georgia Unit Frameworks. Tia continues her literacy work as an... Read More →


Friday January 15, 2016 10:20am - 11:50am
Midland Valley High School (Elementary Conference Location) 227 Mustang Dr, Graniteville, SC 29829
  • School Represented 0utside Agency
  • Session Length 90 minutes

Attendees (30)