This event is a mini‑conference sponsored by the Greater Boston Reading Council includes educational exhibits, a keynote address by Kathy Collins, titled “Re‑invigorate Reading Instruction: Teaching Readers Involves So Much more Than Print, Fluency, and Comprehension Instruction.” Kathy is a literacy consultant and has presented at conferences all over the world.
In addition, a choice of one of three breakout sessions follows:
“Free Online Resources to Empower Learners,” presented by Cotting’s Patti Salmonson
“Supporting Language‑diverse Learners: Writing in an Academic Voice” presented by Christina Dobbs, Boston University professor
Generative Vocabulary,” presented by Kristen Pereira, Literacy Curriculum Specialist at Pearson Education Learning Solutions