FRIDAY, OCT 20, 2017
Momenta, a professional development initiative energizing K-12 educators working in student literacy, is holding a literacy conference series on October 20, 2017 in New York City and November 3, 2017 in Chicago. Keynoting the events are literacy experts Kate Roberts and Maggie Beattie Roberts. The full-day agenda is designed for teachers and instructional coaches to deepen their understanding of effective literacy strategies, differentiated teaching methods, and powerful writing instruction. Attendees will return to the classroom with new strategies and tools to strengthen instruction and with resources to empower students toward independent learning. Breakout sessions will feature these literacy experts: Kate Roberts and Maggie Beattie Roberts are literacy consultants who began their careers as middle school teachers in urban centers. They support teachers, administrators, and students in K-12 classrooms and focus on skill and strategy-based literacy instruction, literacy across the content areas, and differentiated teaching methods. These strengths shine through during their presentations and in their latest book, DIY Literacy. Colleen Cruz began her career as a classroom teacher before joining the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project where she is Senior Lead Staff Developer. She currently supports schools, teachers, and their students nationally and internationally as a literacy consultant. She is the author of several titles for teachers including the recently published The Unstoppable Writing Teacher. Tickets for each event are $199 per person. Learn more and register here: https://momentapd.com
Oct. 20, 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
St. John’s University 8000 Utopia Pkwy Jamaica, NY 11439
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SATURDAY, FEB 2, 2019
Join us for an evening of true stories from Memphis educators and students. Chalkbeat Tennessee is hosting a storytelling event under the theme "Natural Consequences" alongside Spillit.
We'll explore how natural and unnatural, just and unjust consequences to actions impact our lives and experiences. Storytellers will deliver personal stories, and many of them will touch on how, in diverse ways, school discipline has impacted their lives. Don't miss our latest investigation into school discipline practices here.Tickets are 10 dollars and available at the door the evening of the show. The event will be held Feb. 2 at Epicenter, 902 Cooper Street, Memphis, TN. A special thanks to Knowledge Tree for its sponsorship of this event. Chalkbeat Tennessee is a nonprofit news organization committed to covering Tennessee schools.
Feb. 2, 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Epicenter, 902 Cooper St, Memphis, TN 38104