Kindergarten Literacy Achievement Academy - 012566
Kindergarten teachers from eligible schools will learn effective and explicit instructional strategies to support student mastery of the TEKS in English/Spanish Language Arts and Reading and the English Language Proficiency Standards (ELPS). Teachers will collaborate in hands-on activities and learn how to integrate into their daily reading and writing instruction specific research-based strategies for the five components of reading instruction (Phonological Awareness, Phonics, Vocabulary, Fluency, and Comprehension). Strategies to differentiate instruction to meet the needs of English language learners and students who are struggling with reading will be explored along with ways to use assessment information to make instructional decisions. Upon successful completion, eligible Kindergarten teachers will receive a stipend. See prerequisite section below for important information.

Audiences Teacher - Bilingual, Teacher - Early Childhood/PreK/Kindergarten, Teacher - ESL (English as a Second Language), Teacher - Special Education, Teacher - General Education
21st Century Learning  Vision Article II - New Learning Standards,   Vision Article IV - Accountability for Learning,   Vision Article V - Organizational Transformation,   Vision Article VI - More Balanced/Reinvigorated State/Local Partnership
Prerequisite/Special Notes Teachers should bring their reading program's teacher edition, a narrative and an expository children's book. This academy is only for Kindergarten teachers at campuses on the 2016 or 2017 Region 11 List of Priority Campuses posted at http://tea.texas.gov/Curriculum/Academies/. Principals should have the registration password and because seating is limited, principals are asked to prioritize which teachers should attend.


SessionScheduleLocation
00989907/17/2017 08:30am - 03:30pmEverman Hommel El 308 West Enon Street Fort Worth, TX 76140
00989907/18/2017 08:30am - 03:30pmEverman Hommel El 308 West Enon Street Fort Worth, TX 76140
00989907/19/2017 08:30am - 03:30pmEverman Hommel El 308 West Enon Street Fort Worth, TX 76140
Fee   None
Credit Hours   18:00 hours of Continuing Professional Education 
Presenter   state literacy academy trainers ESC 11 
Seats Left   37 

It is too late to register for this session.



If you require special arrangements or have special needs (such as an interpreter for the hearing impaired),
contact Laura Carson at lcarson@esc11.net or (817) 740-7573 at least three weeks prior to the training program date.

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