LITERACY SYMPOSIUM:
THE ACTS OF TEACHING—BEST PRACTICES FOR THE LIBERAL ARTS

(10 days)

(This may be offered for 10 consecutive days, split according to need, e.g. 5/5; 3/3/4, or any configuration agreed upon beforehand.)


• Vertical teaming
• Scaffolding instruction
• Questioning strategies
• Inquiry
• The interactive notebook
• Integrating reading, writing, listening, speaking, presenting
• Reader response theory and pedagogy
• Workshop management and assessment
• Reading strategies

• Fiction/nonfiction choices and uses
• Book talks
• Literature circles and seminars
• Instruction and strategies for reading and writing as processes
• Grouping techniques
• Conferring in the classroom
• Reading as the flip side of writing
• Reading/writing connections
• Classroom management strategies
• Integration of grammar within the writing process
• Evaluation procedures