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Sept. 10, 2010 -- Kindergarten through high school literacy educators from Wyoming and the Mountain West will receive practical, classroom-based instructional strategies during the fall 2010 Literacy Education Conference Sept. 24-25, at the University of Wyoming Centennial Complex.
Presenters will provide practical, classroom-based instructional strategies that are grounded in recent research and theory in literacy education. The presentations will be geared for a variety of educators, including K-12 classroom teachers; reading/literacy specialists and instructional facilitators; special educators; administrators and supervisors; informal educators; instructional para-professionals and university students.
The conference has two core themes: Reading and writing with understanding and teacher
research. Opportunities for conference participants include interacting with national
and local experts in the areas of literacy education and action research; exploring
and discussing central issues in literacy education, especially with reading comprehension,
effective writing and diverse learners; hearing about research projects conducted
by local teachers; and gaining valuable information about how to conduct research
in individual classrooms.
For more information, e-mail George Kamberelis, Wyoming Excellence Endowed Chair in Literacy Education and UW College of Education professor at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (307) 766-3275.