Hidden Sparks Presents: Words Worth While: Effective Vocabulary Instruction
Online Session, New York, New York 10018
Please note that this workshop will be held remotely.
This workshop will highlight the importance of vocabulary in connection with being able to create meaning when reading and communicate effectively when writing. Engaging students in meaningful vocabulary activities is key to building word knowledge. This workshop will focus on specific strategies to support students who need a variety of strategies to build vocabulary. We will explore various types of graphic organizers, instructional models, targeted strategies and materials to support and enhance vocabulary instruction. Participants will take away strategies that can be implemented in their classrooms (live and virtual) immediately.
This workshop grants CTLE credits in the English Language Learning category.
This workshop is open to teachers in New York City only, as it is funded by Title IIA. Administrators, paraprofessionals, and P3 providers welcome.
Please note, once you have registered, we cannot refund your order.
All workshops have a cost unless otherwise indicated. No one will be turned down due to cost. If you have any issues making full payment or general questions, please email Amanda Srere.
Hollis Dannaham, M.Ed., is a senior coach, mentor and workshop facilitator at Hidden Sparks. She has been empowering complex learners for 30 years as a learning specialist, special educator, administrator, and consultant in public, private, and charter schools. Hollis created Transform Boundaries, an organization dedicated to helping schools create programs and creative solutions for reaching their complex learners. She served as the Director of Academic Intervention at Explore Charter School and co-created the Carmel Alternative High School for at-risk teens. Hollis also worked as a learning specialist at the Student Success Center of All Kinds of Minds.