PRIMARY SYMPOSIUM

(5 days)

(This may be offered consecutively or in a split option.)

• Developmentally appropriate and academically centered activities
• Reading benchmarks for primary learners
• Tactile kinesthetic literature-based reading activities for English and Spanish readers
• Phonemic Awareness and phonics in the context of children's writing and literature
• Current brain-based research applicable to primary readers and writers
• How to create a print-rich environment for young thinkers
• Authentic assessment in the young thinker's classroom
• Literacy supportive centers