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Literacy Strategies for Engagement, Assessment and Differentiation
In this session, participants will be actively engaged in 5 to 6 literacy strategies that can be used with any content area and any learner. These strategies will demonstrate how to assess prior knowledge, build interest, and differentiate instruction. The trainer will act as the teacher, modeling each strategy, while participants will take on the role of the student, experiencing what they would in a classroom setting.
PRESENTER: Andrew Pinney has been in education for over 25 years. During the first 14 years, he was a middle and secondary Social Studies teacher. For the last 11 years, he has served as a consultant for the ESC of Northeast Ohio. He is also a staff developer for MAX Teaching with Reading & Writing. In both jobs, he assists teachers with incorporating literacy strategies into their classrooms that engage students in content while improving literacy skills. Andrew has a Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Ashland University and a Bachelor’s Degree from Kent State University.