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1 All participants are on mute. Designing Literacy Initiatives Nicole Hochholzer Literacy Coordinator, Kaukauna High School, WI Consultant, International Center for Leadership in EducationTo hear this webinar you will need to choose your audio mode.Go to the control panel in the upper right corner of your screen and click the button of how you will be listening. Your choices:Use telephoneUse mic & speakersIf using mic & speakers make sure your volume is turned up so you can hearIf using the telephoneDial: Access Code:Audio PIN: unique PIN shown in audio control panel on screenTechnical difficulties? Contact (518)All participants are on mute.
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3 Designing Literacy Initiatives Thursday, September 16, 2010 Nicole HochholzerConsultant, International CenterLiteracy Coordinator, Kaukauna High School
4 Successful literacy initiatives generally address five steps: Identify the literacy issues and needs in the school.Develop consensus around the need for change.Build capacity to address the literacy issues and needs with staff.Design action steps to support change over time.Monitor, evaluate, and modify plans as success is achieved.
5 School Improvement Through a Literacy Focus introduces the need for schoolwide literacy planningemphasizes the relationship between school culture and improving literacy across all disciplines and gradessets the foundation for planning using a four-stage model for schoolwide improvement
10 Planning for Growth and Change at Brockton outlines the planning and growth at Brocktonfreshman academiesuse of data for decision makingimportance of Restructuring Committeefaculty buy-insafety netsorganizational structures
11 The Literacy Initiative at Brockton train-the-trainer modelmeasuring outcomestraining scriptscommon vision and vocabularycelebrations
13 Evidence of Success at Brockton data that demonstrates successhow data is used to influence instructional decisions
14 Four Case Studies of Schoolwide Literacy Initiatives Jensen Beach HSLaGrange HSJEB Stuart HSPasadena ISD
15 Four Case Studies of Schoolwide Literacy Initiatives Jensen Beach High SchoolWriting Across the CurriculumRead-AloudsDeliberate Plan
16 Four Case Studies of Schoolwide Literacy Initiatives J.E.B. Stuart High SchoolFaculty-driveStrategy Focus
17 Tools for Literacy Improvement four-stage literacy improvement processsix highly effective tools:Components of School ExcellencePrinciples of ChangeRigor/Relevance FrameworkLearning Criteria to Support 21st Century LearnersWe Surveys SuiteLeading with Literacy Survey
19 Content Area Strategies for individual teachersfor schoolwide approachas part of professional development planfor all content areasfor specific content areas
20 Content Area Strategies Vocabulary Strategies – The Great EqualizerVocab Knowledge Rating SheetVocab SquaresConcept Definition Map
21 Vocabulary Knowledge Rating Sheet Unit of study:___________ WORD3Can define it, use it, teach it2Heard it, seen it1Do not know itDefinition, example, and/or image220.127.116.11.5.Source: Kinsella and Feldman
22 Vocabulary SquaresTermDefinitionExampleHow I will remember this
23 Concept Definition Map What is it? (definition)What is it like?LITERACYWhat are some examples?
24 Content Area Strategies Strategies For All Content AreasHIP (High Intensity Practice)INSERTRock Around the ClockRAFT
25 INSERT STRATEGY Confirms what you thought Contradicts what you thought Raises a questionConfuses youSeems importantIs new or interestingX???!
26 Using RAFTs for Book of the Month Each month, select a high-interest Young Adult title and amass 25 copiesCreate a RAFT assignment for students to completeOnce complete, student selects teacher who will give ____ amount of extra credit
27 RAFT for Briar Rose Role – Rebecca Audience – General Public Format – newspaper articleTopic – explaining the mystery of her grandmother’s belongings
28 RAFT for Double Helix Role – Eli Samuels Audience – Dr. Wyatt Format – letterTopic – discussing the ethical issues surrounding his attempt to cure Huntington’s Disease
29 Content Area Strategies Strategies For Specific Content AreasCTE – Give One Get OneFine Arts – Semantic Feature AnalysisMath – SG4RPhysical Education – ABC Squares
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