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Reading to Learn and Learning to Read in the Social Studies Classroom

June 21 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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This six-hour workshop will provide dozens of practical strategies to support readers of all ages and ability levels in engaging with social studies content. Tammy will demonstrate strategies through the lens of Montana, Tribal and US history. She will include unique methods to support students’ use of textbooks and complex primary sources and build essential background knowledge through disciplinary literacy. Discover how reading to learn and learning to read are reciprocal and co-occurring processes.

Appropriate for teachers grades 2-12. Participants will earn 6 OPI Renewal Credits. Participation is free and lunch is provided. A limited number of travel scholarships are available.

About the Presenter: Dr. Tammy Elser directs Literacy, Equity, and Excellence, a Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction option at Salish Kootenai College for in-service educators and teaches preservice educators literacy methods. 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 college and career ready aligned curricula, Tammy focuses on practical strategies supporting current and future teachers to achieve both equity and excellence for all students.

Location: Montana Wild, 2668 Broadwater Ave, Helena, MT 59601

Date: June 21, 2024, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Cost:  Free

 

Details

Date:
June 21
Time:
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Categories:
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Website:
https://mhs.mt.gov/education/ConferencesWorkshops/Summer

Organizer

Montana Historical Society
Phone
406 444-4789
Email
mkohl@mt.gov
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Other

Cost details
Free
Event Format
In-Person
OPI Renewal Units Available
Yes
College Credit Available
No

Venue

Montana Wild