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Early Literacy Series: Closing the Achievement Gap - Building Vocabulary

Next Date: 
Monday, August 28, 2017 -
9:00am to 3:00pm


Location: 
810 First St. NE Washington, DC 20002
Building: 
OSSE
Room: 
Third Floor, Grand Hall B
Details: 

Units/Clock Hours: 6 Professional Learning Units

Description: We often hear that teachers and educational leaders must do more to “close the achievement gap,” but how should this be accomplished? This session addresses the root causes of the disparity between children’s educational success. To close the achievement gap, we must recognize the power of word knowledge (vocabulary); it is the key to text comprehension and reading success.
This session provides research-based strategies so teachers will be able to support the language and literacy needs of children.  

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Sponsor(s): Eisenhart & Associates, Educational Consulting and OSSE

Audience: Kindergarten through grade 3 teachers, instructional coaches, and literacy leaders

Core Knowledge Area: Curriculum