Title

Building Literacy Skills: One Word at a Time

First Presenter's Institution

Billingsley Education

Second Presenter's Institution

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Fourth Presenter's Institution

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Fifth Presenter's Institution

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Location

Session 9 (Ballroom B)

Strand #1

Academic Achievement & School Leadership

Relevance

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Brief Program Description

Research confirms a direct link between word knowledge and academic success. However, stark gaps in vocabulary knowledge persist. Discover learning strategies and innovative tools that dramatically increase students’ understanding and retention of key academic terms. These creative strategies build a classroom environment that provides frequent and safe opportunities to learn and use academic language. Imagine strategies that provide students with immediate feedback, steps for self-correction, and continued opportunities to play word games in extension activities. Learn to draw on the power of social interactions, while building the literary skills needed to comprehend and analyze complex text

Summary

Research confirms a direct link between word knowledge and academic success. However, stark gaps in vocabulary knowledge persist. Discover learning strategies and innovative tools that dramatically increase students’ understanding and retention of key academic terms. These creative strategies build a classroom environment that provides frequent and safe opportunities to learn and use academic language. Imagine strategies that provide students with immediate feedback, steps for self-correction, and continued opportunities to play word games in extension activities. Learn to draw on the power of social interactions, while building the literary skills needed to comprehend and analyze complex text

Evidence

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Format

Individual Presentation

Biographical Sketch

Education Success Strategist and Congressional award-winning author, Hotep is widely known for his proactive, “tough love” approach to education. He is a 15-year master teacher that has developed a reputation for requesting the most troubled students and transforming them into willing participants in their own education. Hotep is the founder of Hustle University and creator of the MAKE A WAY program, a series of high-relevance curricula which are used in over 1,000 schools throughout the U.S. His profound work has earned him nominations for the Presidential Citizen’s Award and as a CNN Hero. Hotep is also the creator of the revolutionary Outcome Progression Model, which he uses to transform the climate and culture of poverty, excuse-making and helplessness into one of empowerment, resiliency and success!

Presentation Year

2020

Start Date

3-11-2020 11:15 AM

End Date

3-11-2020 12:30 PM

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Building Literacy Skills: One Word at a Time

Session 9 (Ballroom B)

Research confirms a direct link between word knowledge and academic success. However, stark gaps in vocabulary knowledge persist. Discover learning strategies and innovative tools that dramatically increase students’ understanding and retention of key academic terms. These creative strategies build a classroom environment that provides frequent and safe opportunities to learn and use academic language. Imagine strategies that provide students with immediate feedback, steps for self-correction, and continued opportunities to play word games in extension activities. Learn to draw on the power of social interactions, while building the literary skills needed to comprehend and analyze complex text