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Upcoming Appearances & Webinars

South Carolina ILA Conference Keynote Address

Friday, November 14, 2020

Title: Their Way is Your Way
Word study and comprehension practices and activities that center on students’ voices and development. We’re all happier and more thoughtful when we teach their way.

Concurrent Session: Routines and Activities in Word Study for Phonics, Vocabulary, and Spelling Instruction, K – 12

Explore schedules, routines, assessments, and activities to implement word study. Spelling routines are considered as part of word study. Instructional practices with English learners are integrated throughout. Concept sorts and other practices to teach vocabulary are introduced.