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VI. Knowledge in the Disciplines In the Common Core era, all teachers are considered reading and writing instructors, regardless of their discipline. This workshop will focus on strengthening literacy instruction in science and social studies. Participants will analyze and evaluate an existing GED science lesson plan using the Tri-State ELA Rubric and then revise the lesson so that is is aligned to Common Core reading and writing standards. Participation in the previous workshops in the series is highly recommended. Date: RAW 14-106 - Monday, January 13, 2014 Time: 5:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m.

Alternatives to Language Experience Facilitator: Bona L. Soanes Audience: ESOL & ABE instructors Participants in this workshop will learn how to fully engage beginning-level ABE readers and ESOL high beginners in all the components of a literacy or language lesson. Attendees will learn to draw on students’ knowledge to develop and expand reading, writing, speaking, listening, and numeracy skills. They will learn how to help their students respond to natural speech construction in English and identify and reuse formats to communicate in reading and writing. Date: RAW 14-107 - Wednesday, October 16 Time: 12:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m.

Reading Activities for Adult ESOL Students Facilitator: Cara Tuzzolino-Werben Audience: ESOL instructors

How to Apply Freirean Pedagogy in the Classroom Facilitator: Winston Lawrence Audience: ESOL, ABE & GED/HSE instructors This workshop is designed for teachers who need to deepen their understanding of the contexts of adult learning and to improve their practice. It introduces new adult literacy teachers to the philosophy and practice of popular education developed by Brazilian educator Paulo Freire. Participants will learn about key concepts of his approach and their application to classroom practice. During the workshop, participants will have the opportunity to practice several strategies and to plan to integrate these strategies into their curriculum and instruction. Date: RAW 14-108 - Friday, October 4 Time: 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

The Book Club Facilitator: Marilyn J. Rymniak Audience: Program managers, anyone See description on page 7. Dates: CCR 14-103 - Monday, November 4 CCR 14-104 Monday, November 18 CCR 14-105 Monday, December 9 Time: 4:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.

Language Learning Through Literature Facilitator: Elizabeth Fonseca Audience: ESOL instructors See description on page 12.

See description on page 12.

Date: ESOL 14-102 - Saturday, October 12

Date: ESOL 14-103 - Thursday, October 31

Time: 12:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m.

Time: 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

The Freirean Institute Want more than a three-hour workshop? The LAC Academy offers a hands-on certificate program exploring the use of Freirean popular education for social justice. Please see page 26 for more information!

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NYC RAEN Catalog fall fy2014  
NYC RAEN Catalog fall fy2014  

Catalog of the professional development workshops offered at the Literacy Assistance Center September 2013 through January 2014.