Monmouth University School of Education Literacy Symposium

Description: On Friday, Oct. 18, 2013, preschool through grade 12 teachers and administrators, graduate students and teacher candidates are invited to attend the Monmouth University School of Education Literacy Symposium at Monmouth University, West Long Branch. In addition to the keynote address presented by Dr. Sonia Nieto, professor emerita of language, literacy, and culture, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, there will be six morning and six afternoon sessions with a variety of workshops from which to choose.

Offerings include:

  • A Conversation with Sonia Nieto (Grades P-12)
  • Connecting Reading, Writing, and Test-Prep Instruction (Grades K-12)
  • Comprehension Strategies for Students in Grades 3-5
  • Going Public with Your Publishing, Grades 3-5, for Fiction and Non-Fiction Texts
  • Multisensory Approaches to Teaching Early Literacy Skills (Grades P-2)
  • Co-teaching Strategies for Literacy across the Curriculum (Grades 6-12)
  • Strengthening your Common Core: Cross-Content Classroom Strategies Designed to Develop Your Students' Literacy Skills 6-Pack (Grades 7-12)
  • "APP"ropriate uses for iPads in the Literacy Classroom (Grades K-5) 
  • Enthusiasm Sells: Reading and Writing Edition! (Grades 9-12)
  • The Ins and Outs of Parent Conferences for Literacy (Grades 7-12)
  • Journeys and Destinations: Meaningful Assessment in the Secondary ELA Classroom (Grades 6-12)
  • Fostering Fluency in First Grade: Poetry through Performance (Grades K-3)

Date: Friday, Oct. 18, 2013
Location: Monmouth University (MU), Rebecca Stafford Student Center, Anacon Hall, West Long Branch
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 2:15 p.m.
Cost: general admission: $95; current MU Students: $55; MU student teachers and their cooperating teachers: $30; School of Education alumni: $80
Contact: Dean Lynn Romeo or Lisa Harris and Megan MacDonald, graduate assistants
Phone: 732-571-7518
Online registration: no
Downloadable form: yes
Registration deadline: Oct. 14, 2013