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.
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
Where: Montana Historical Society, 225 N. Roberts, Helena