Hello Friends! Fall is the best season for kids to make great strides in learning. They are settling into their study routines and it is just before all the busyness of the festive holiday season. If you're looking for a class, workshop or event to help extend your children's learning, there are many resources available for you. Here's a round-up of some up-coming events.
For those of you interested in the workshop "Encouraging Literacy at Home - Building Foundations for Reading," please note that the Early Bird Registration of $15 is ending soon!
Encouraging Literacy at Home – Building Foundations for Reading
Pre-K to 1st Grade 2pm – 3pm September 9, 2017
Ever wonder how you could help your child build a great foundation in reading? This workshop will provide practical, fun, tried-and-true tips for parents to increase their child’s confidence in mastering letter recognition, understanding phonics, and getting the most out of phonics readers.
Register now to take advantage of the early bird discount.
Regular registration for the "Encouraging Literacy at Home - Building Foundations for Reading" workshop begins August 9, 2017.
Other workshops are still available for Early Bird registration, including
* Reading Comprehension - Beyond the 5 W's
* Literary Themes and Genres - What's it Saying?
* Writing - Nuts and Bolts
A few months ago, I had the privilege of presenting a reading fundamentals workshop at Adobe. This past week, I had the pleasure of being invited again, this time to present a reading comprehension workshop for parents of 2nd grade to 6th grade students.
Interacting with parents at Adobe has been amazing. They eagerly ask questions about how reading strategies would apply in their home situation. Workshop participants also contribute to the conversation by giving suggestions and tips from their own experience to their colleagues. With an environment that is supportive and collaborative, it's not a surprise that Adobe is consistently named one of Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For and People's Companies That Care, among many other accolades.
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