CSWP Feb 8, 2014 Innovative Ideas in Literacy Conference


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Register now for "Right Brain & Left Brain Meet CCSS" with presenters poet Brod Bagert and digital literacy guru Sara Kajder plus Breakfast, Book Sale, and Breakout Sessions. Register early to pre-register for breakout sessions workshops. Seating is limited.

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CSWP Feb 8, 2014 Innovative Ideas in Literacy Conference

  1. 1. INNOVATIVE IDEAS in LITERACY CONFERENCE 8:30am-1:00pm February 8, 2014 Armstrong Center “RIGHT BRAIN & LEFT BRAIN MEET THE COMMON CORE” ENGAGING RELUCTANT LEARNERS & ELEVATING PROFICIENT LEARNERS THROUGH POETRY AND TECHNOLOGY featuring BROD BAGERT, Award-Winning Author and Poet for Teachers Mr. Bagert will present a 1-hour Keynote Presentation and offer a workshop during Breakout Sessions A and B Brod Bagert is the award-winning author of 17 books of poetry for children, young-adults, and adults. His work has received numerous awards, including International Reading Association’s prestigious Young Adults Choices award. In collaboration with hundreds of classroom teachers, Brod writes poetry across the grade K-8 curriculum—poems that are rock-solid on Common Core State Standards and richly entertaining for students. Mr. Bagert has helped change children’s poetry, focusing on performance as well as the poem itself. Throw in a touch of humor, and the result is a new type of poetic experience for all, proving that meeting CCSS can be fun. and SARA KAJDER, Author, Teacher, and Digital Literacy Expert Ms. Kajder will present a workshop during Breakout Sessions A and B for teachers of all grade levels. Sara Kajder is a middle-grades English teacher, author, and consultant. A former professor and high school English teacher, she received the first National Technology Fellowship in English/Language Arts. A nationally-known speaker, she is also the authorof the 2012 Britton Award winning Adolescents' Digital Literacies: Learning Alongside Our Students as well as Bringing the Outside In and The Tech-Savvy English Classroom. Sara will share the new technologies that will engage and motivate our 21st century learners and share new digital tools for teaching all writers in Digital Writer's Workshop. Conference Schedule: 8:15 - 8:40 Check-in; Ticket Pick-Up/registration for Breakout Sessions A & B; Breakfast Refreshments 8:45 - 9:00 Welcome and Speaker Introduction 9:00-10:00 Keynote SpeakerBrod Bagert: ―Real Poetry, Real Fun, and the Common Core Curriculum‖ 10:00-10:40 Book Sale, Book Signings, and Coffee 10:45-11:45 Breakout Session A*– Pre-register on registration form 11:55-12:55 Breakout Session B* – Pre-register on registration form 12:55 - 1:00 Certificate (3 hours PD) Distribution Brod and Sara will offer a Breakout workshop during Breakout Sessions A & B. Additional Breakout workshops available: Reader Response Strategies to Meet CCSS in Reading & Writing in all Content Areas Writing in Math Class Picture-Fusion Writing for Students in Early Education Inclusion Classes Socratic Circles and Discussion Strategies The ABC’s of Research: Accuracy, Bias, and Currency JOIN US for Fun, Laughter, and New Ideas with Brod, Sara,and CSWP Presenters [registration form on back]
  2. 2. CSWP 2-08-14INNOVATIVE IDEAS IN LITERACYCONFERENCE REGISTRATION FORM [Please print all information clearly] Name: _________________________________________ Personal Telephone: (_____)____________________ E-mail: ____________________________________ District: ________________________________ School __________________________________Grade Level(s): _____Content Area(s): __________________ Registration Fee: $30 until January 10, 2014; $35 after January 10, 2014; $25current AASU COE undergraduates and CSWP Summer Institute Fellows _______check included or _______ school PO attached Note: Registration will not be processed until payment or PO is received. Breakout Session seatingis limited. * * * * * * Keynote Speaker Brod Bagert ―Real Poetry, Real Fun, and the Common Core Curriculum‖ and… Pre-register for Breakout Session tickets.Registration and payment must be received no later than Jan 31 to pre- register for Breakout Sessions. To attend a session, you must pick up yourtickets at Sign-In between 8:15-8:40. Breakout Session A Registration (List choices #1 and 2): _____ Brod Bagert:―Baseball, Elvis, and Rock-n-Roll—Poetry Friday Over-the-Top!‖ [all grades] _____ Sara Kajder: ―Digital Writer's Workshop‖[all grades] _____ Julie Warner, CSWP Tech Director: ―The ABC’s of Research: Accuracy, Bias, and Credibility‖ [6-12] _____ Donna Loyd, CSWP Associate Director:Socratic Circles and Discussion Strategies [Grades 4-12] Breakout Session B Registration (List choices #1 and #2): _____ Brod Bagert: ―Baseball, Elvis, and Rock-n-Roll—Poetry Friday Over-the-Top!‖ [all grades] _____ Sara Kajder:―Digital Writer's Workshop‖[all grades] _____ Lesley Roessing, CSWP Director:―Reader Response Strategies to Meet CCSS in Reading & Writing‖ [all] _____ Vanessa Keener, CSWP 2012 Fellow: ―Writing with Studentsin Early Education Inclusion Classes‖ [K-3] _____ Nancy Baylor, CSWP 2010 Fellow: ―Writing in Math Class‖ [Grades 2-6] * * * * * * Mail registration and check or fax registration and P.O., payable to CSWP--AASU, prior to January 24, 2014,to: Lesley Roessing, Coastal Savannah Writing Project College of Education; University Hall 250 Armstrong Atlantic State University; 11935 Abercorn Street, Savannah Georgia 31419 Direct any questions to:writing.project@armstrong.edu Fax: 912-344-3436 Additional and updated information available on Facebook: www.facebook.com/coastalsavwp