Baylor University’s School of Education is hosting 250 teachers for a three-day Summer Literacy Institute at the Foster Campus for Business and Innovation on July 17-19.
The professional development conference features internationally known literacy experts:
• Kylene Beers — advisor at Columbia University and previously senior reading researcher at the Comer School Development Program at Yale University, author of “When Kids Can’t Read”
• Penny Kittle — teacher and instructor at the University of New Hampshire Summer Literacy Institute, author of “Book Love”
• Lester Laminack — professor emeritus, Western Carolina University and author of “Writers ARE Readers”
• Linda Rief — teacher and instructor at the University of New Hampshire Summer Literacy Institute, author of “Read Write Teach” and other influential books
• Bob Probst — professor emeritus, Georgia State University, author of “Reading Nonfiction” and “Response and Analysis”
Teachers are attending from across Texas and as far away as Ohio, Missouri and Georgia; the conference was sold out by early summer.
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