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TWU to host Reading
Recovery Institute in Dallas
classroom literacy and literacy leadership will be addressed
during Texas Woman’s University’s Billie J. Askew
Reading Recovery/Early Literacy Institute, scheduled Oct.
25-27 at the Adam’s Mark Hotel in Dallas. Registration
ranges from $129 to $209. For more information or to register,
visit www.twu.edu/o-ll or call the TWU Office of Lifelong
Learning at (940) 898-3408 or (800) 250-7808.
in Literacy: Research to Practice,” the event includes
the Reading Recovery Institute, an Early Literacy Institute
and an Administrators Institute.
The Reading Recovery
Institute — for trained and in-training Reading Recovery
and Descubriendo la Lectura teachers, teacher leaders and
trainers — is designed to provide an in-depth study
of issues related to Reading Recovery teaching and training.
Developed by New Zealand educator Dr. Marie M. Clay, Reading
Recovery is a short-term intervention for children at risk
of failing to learn to read and write in the first grade.
Descubriendo la Lectura is the Spanish language version of
The Early Literacy
Institute is designed for classroom teachers, parents, administrators
or anyone interested in early literacy and intervention programs
for children who find the path to literacy difficult. The
keynote speaker is Carol Avery, author of “… And
With a Light Touch.” Ms. Avery has worked as a consultant
for schools nationally and internationally and now conducts
workshops and presentations for teachers throughout the United
States, Canada and abroad. She has taught at the elementary,
secondary and college levels, and also served as a school
Ms. Avery also
is a keynote speaker both for the Reading Recovery Institute
— along with Sue Duncan, a Reading Recovery trainer
from Georgia State University — and the Administrators
Institute, with W. Dorsey Hammond, a professor of education
at Salisbury University in Maryland.
Institute is designed to support early literacy, early literacy
intervention and the implementation of Reading Recovery and
Descubriendo la Lectura in schools and systems. The institute
will feature sessions for school-level administrators as well
as central-level administrators.
Additional experts in reading and early literacy also will
present lectures during each institute.
TWU is one of only
22 Reading Recovery training centers in the nation and the
only university training site for Descubriendo la Lectura.
For more information on Reading Recovery, visit www.twu.edu/cope/rd/readingrecovery.
Tel: (940) 898-3456