Please join Minnesota literacy leaders and teacher educators in the 5th annual Distinguished Scholar Symposium with Dr. Barbara Foorman!
Barbara Foorman is the Frances Eppes Professor of Education, Director Emeritus of the Florida Center for Reading Research, and Director of the Regional Educational Laboratory Southeast at Florida State University. Dr. Foorman is an internationally known expert in reading. She has over 150 publications and was co-editor of the Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness. Her research has included studies of Pre-K-12 reading assessments and interventions, and literacy development in Spanish-speaking students. Her full biographical statement can be accessed at http://education.fsu.edu/faculty-and-staff/dr- barbara-foorman.
Distinguished Scholars Symposium.
Location: Minnesota Department of Education Date: Friday, September 29, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM.
One lucky participant will win a new Amazon Echo which has been generously donated by Amazon. The drawing will occur at the end of the day. You must be present to win.
You must provide your own computer and internet. You will have private access for a limited time. You will not be able to participate in the discussion groups. You will be emailed the private code and connection for live streaming right before the session begins.
See the Full Flyer Here.
Leaders in Reading Network (LiRN) 2017-2018
Theme: "Promoting equity and access for all students through culturally sustaining literacy"
Text: Culturally sustaining pedagogies: Teaching and learning for justice in a changing world. Edited by Django Paris and H. Samy Alim
January 18th: Tim San Pedro
February 20th: Nimo Abdi
May 4th: Django Paris
-All 3 sessions
-A free guest may attend each session
-A free copy of the book
-Morning and afternoon snacks are provided. Lunch is on your own.
-A year's membership to MRA
Registration cost for all 3 sessions is $295.00
People who paid for February 1, 2017 (which was a cancelled session) may register for the reduced cost of $208.50