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What is Plain Talk About Reading?
Plain Talk About Reading - April 28 - 30, 2014
Hyatt Regency New Orleans Hotel
Plain Talk About Reading is heralded as the nation's premier reading institute. The Institute gained its reputation because of its clear focus on providing the latest scientifically based reading research (SBRR) and strategies for those who teach reading at all ages and grade levels.
From the nation's leading researchers, you will learn the current findings on reading instruction, reading difficulties and reading intervention.
From seasoned practitioners, learn classroom strategies that put this knowledge to work.
"Plain Talk is by far the most energizing, practical and rewarding
professional learning experience out there!"
Who are the Presenters?
This Institute features a "who's who" of experts from researchers to practitioners, including Nell Duke, Bob Brooks, Rick DuFour, Marilyn Jager Adams, Maryanne Wolf, Tim Shanahan, Anita Archer, Linda Farrell, Judi Dodson, Jill Jackson, Michael Hunter, David Boulton, Jan Hasbrouck, Michael Fullan, Vicki Gibson, Susan B. Neuman, Lucy Hart Paulson, Susan Ebbers, George McCloskey, William Van Cleave and many, many more!
What are the Topics?
The Institute will address how we can prevent and remediate reading difficulties, how children learn to read, and why some children have difficulties learning to read. All sessions are designed to deliver not only the latest research on reading but also effective strategies that can be implemented in classrooms tomorrow.
Email or call the Center for Development and Learning (CDL) at firstname.lastname@example.org or
504-840-9786 for additional information.
Prior Plain Talk Programs
2013 Plain Talk - New Orleans (PDF, 4.5MB)
2012 Plain Talk - New Orleans (PDF, 3.2MB)
2011 Plain Talk - New Orleans (PDF, 3.5MB)