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									                       Upstate Schools Consortium                                                         2010-2011
                                                           Danny Brassell                                        Richard Allington
                                               Differentiating Instruction to Benefit                   What Really Matters for Struggling
                                                             Students                                  Readers: Designing Research-based
         Redefining                                         September 17, 2010                                        November 5, 2010
        Instruction:                                  Registration: 8 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.                         Registration: 8 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
                                                      Presentation: 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
       Results in the                      In this exciting seminar, Dr. Danny Brassell will
                                                                                                                Presentation: 8:30 – 12 p.m.
                                                                                                    Dr. Allington, a nationally recognized scholar and
         Classroom                         discuss how to differentiate instruction to meet the
                                           needs of all your students. You will learn innovative,
                                                                                                    author, will offer easy-to-understand interpretations
                                                                                                    of research that supports three important principles
                                           engaging strategies that will empower you to             of effective instructional design. He will discuss how
                                           improve instruction with your students. These            to use a variety of best practices with children who
                                           unique classroom-tested strategies integrate current     are struggling readers and help teachers learn how
                                           research findings with real-life observations of         to design reading intervention programs around
Attendance at these seminars may be used   diverse students in action.       Learn why these        well-established research-based components. Dr.
       toward renewal certification.       strategies matter, as well as how to introduce           Allington will also share new research on vocabulary
                                           activities which tap into students' multiple             development and comprehension. This is a “must
                                           intelligences.                                           see” seminar!

     Consortium Members:                                Katie Wood Ray                                               Marcy Cook
                                               The Essentials of Writing Workshop                         Creating a Live Math Classroom
    Anderson County 1, 2, 3, 4, & 5                                                                                     April 29, 2011
   Christ Church Episcopal School                            February 4, 2011                            Session 1:   Registration: 8 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
           Converse College                           Registration: 8 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.                    (FULL)      Presentation: 8:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.
           Greenville County                         Presentation: 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.                   Session 2:   Registration: 11:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
      Laurens County 55 and 56                                                                                        Presentation: 12 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
      North Greenville University                                                                   Marcy Cook, master educator, author, and math
                                           Katie Wood Ray, author of many best-selling books
            Oconee County                  on teaching writing, will present a practical,
                                                                                                    specialist, has presented workshops and seminars
                                                                                                    for teachers throughout the United States and in
Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic School     comprehensive,        and     illuminating   guide to
                                                                                                    over two dozen countries. During this seminar,
            Pickens County                 support both new and experienced teachers. Dr.
                                                                                                    Marcy will discuss ways to create a menu for the
                                           Ray will discuss all aspects of the Writing Workshop
  Spartanburg Co. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, & 7    and share her ideas on how to support children
                                                                                                    math period where starters, mental math, challenge
                                                                                                    problems and independent task time keep all
      St. Joseph Catholic School           learning to write. This seminar will help you frame
                                                                                                    students engaged in higher level mathematics as
             Union County                  your instruction to match the complex process of
                                                                                                    well as the basic skills. You will leave this workshop
                                           writing. This sought-after speaker will provide
                                                                                                    with dozens of practical ideas and much more
                                           wonderful ideas for all teachers!
                                                                                                    enthusiasm for teaching math!

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