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Thursday, March 9, 2017

Struggling Readers and Content Area Textbooks: Making Montana: Stories of the Land Accessible to All

I've had several teachers tell me that their students have had difficulty reading Montana: Stories of the Land. If you've faced this problem--with Montana: Stories of the Land or with any textbook--this workshop is for you!
Designed for 4-12 grade teachers who have have students who struggle reading content area textbooks, this six-hour seminar will use Montana: Stories of the Land as a case study to explore a wide variety of strategies to support struggle readers.
About the Presenter
Tammy Elser works nationally providing professional development for teachers. The author of The Framework: A Practical Guide for Montana Teachers and Administrators Implementing Indian Education for All, and a dozen integrated Indian Education and Common Core aligned curricula, Tammy focuses on practical strategies supporting current and future teachers to achieve both equity and excellence for all students.
The Details
Who: 4-12 grade teachers of Montana History, US History or any teacher worried about students’ capacity to read and understand content area text books in any subject.
What: 6 hours of focused professional development using Montana: Stories of the Land as a case study.
When: June 16, 2017, 8:30-3:30
WhereMontana Historical Society, 225 N. Roberts, Helena
OPI Renewal Units and a limited number of travel scholarships will be available.

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