Sunday, May 21, 2017

READ/San Diego :: Tutor Conference :: June 10

READ/San Diego’s 27th Annual
Tutor Conference
Saturday, June 10, 2017
Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice
University of San Diego

Join READ/San Diego, literacy tutors, teachers, and literacy professionals from across California for a day of informative and enjoyable hands-on workshops. Twenty-four workshops are scheduled in four strands, with a catered luncheon served between the strands featuring keynote speaker Dr. Stephen Krashen.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Dr. Stephen Krashen
Literacy Development: The Easy Way is the Only Way


Dr. Stephen D. Krashen, professor emeritus at the University of Southern California, is a linguistics expert specializing in the theories of language acquisition and development, a field in which he has authored nearly 500 publications.

Workshops
Smartphones Meet Literacy: Engage your Learners with an App
Strategies for Success: Supporting our English Learners’ 21st Century Readiness
Comparative Approaches to Teaching Phonics
Test-taking Tips: Top Ten Strategies for Student Success GED
The Refugee Experience and Vocational ESL
Poetry of Tupac Shakur as a Bridge to College Level English Composition
Building Fundamentals in Mathematical Reasoning
Picture Books Aren’t Just for Children
Knowing a Word v. Owning a Word: Best Practices for Deeper Vocabulary
Using Qualitative Data Collection Methods as a Means to Capture Tutor-Learner Progress

Register online: Friends of READ/San Diego
or fax form to (619) 533-3217
June 5 Early Registration: $35
After June 5, the registration fee is $45
Please make your personal check or money order payable to:
Friends of the READ/San Diego Literacy

READ/San Diego is a free literacy instruction service for adults 18 years and older. This award winning program has become a model for the country. It is staffed with literacy professionals, who work with community organizations and coordinate the efforts of volunteer reading tutors to teach adults to read and write, and improve literacy in San Diego.

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