Time & Location
Jul 12, 2022, 7:45 AM CDT – Jul 14, 2022, 2:45 PM CDT
Executive Education Center, 119 Main St, Little Rock, AR 72201, USA
About the event
DAILY CONTENT & LEARNING ROTATIONS
Representation in Read Alouds
Help kids get excited about a variety of genres, narratives, and perspectives. Books diverse in
characters, authors, and themes build background knowledge and open a world of possibilities.
— Dannette Justus, 2nd Grade Teacher & Read Aloud YouTuber
Decoding Hack!--Teaching the Six Syllable Types
Increase reading fluency by directly teaching word attack skills. Make it easier for readers to understand and apply the six syllable types in order to successfully decode unknown words.
— Ashtin Boykin, 1st Grade Lead Teacher
Reading Comprehension in Math!#%$
Kids struggle with what is being asked and said in math word problems. Reading and writing activities can help students analyze, interpret, and communicate mathematical ideas. Numeracy, like literacy, is key for students to access and make sense of their world.
— Jeffrey Nesmith, Math Facilitator, Arkansas Council of Teachers of Mathematics
How Important is Handwriting?
Is penmanship a lost art? Has keyboarding superseded handwriting? Does legible handwriting even matter in our digital climate? Let’s discuss.
— Teacher Led Fish Bowl Facilitation
Writing —The 1st Six Weeks!!
Establish routines & expectations that build stamina and create strong writing habits early.
— Takisha Moncrief, Instructional Coach
Journaling (K-2) & Journalists (3-5)
Teaching the difference between fact and opinion and author’s purpose has never been easier. Engage students in high interest topics and authentic writing as they learn to inform, persuade, entertain, investigate, and report.
— Andy Philpot, English Teacher & Former Editor of the Mena Star
DAY 3 -NOW
Executive Functioning Skills
— Audre’ Codrington, School Psychologist & Executive Functioning Coach
Teaching and Reaching Black Boys
— Delshon Henry, Professor & Creator of PLUS
The GRIT Factor- Practical Principles for Persevering in a Tough Profession
— Sidney Moncrief, Author & Basketball Hall of Famer
What is included?
Beverages & Snacks (lunch not included)
Conference Gift & Prize Giveaways
Registration & Refreshments
PREGAME Keynote Kickoff
INDIVIDUALS - $200 (per person, per day).
SCHOOL TEAMS - $175 (per person, per day) of 6 or more