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How Language Comprehension Informs Instruction

August 28 @ 8:00 am - August 29 @ 5:00 pm

We are thrilled to be welcoming Suzanne Carreker to Nova Scotia.  Suzanne Carreker, Ph.D., CALT-QI, joined Lexia Learning in 2015 as Principal Educational Content Lead, where she spearheaded the curriculum design of a ground-breaking reading program for adolescents. Her illustrious career includes 28 years at Neuhaus Education Center, a nonprofit organization offering professional development in evidence-based reading methods to more than 60,000 teachers. Dr. Carreker served as Senior VP of Innovative Solutions at Neuhaus and served 10 years on the board of The International Dyslexia Association (IDA), where she led the development of a teacher certification exam. In 2009, Dr. Carreker was the recipient of the HBIDA Nancy LaFevers Community Service Award for her contributions to students with dyslexia and other related learning differences in the Houston community. She was selected as the 2018 recipient of the Margaret Byrd Rawson Lifetime Achievement Award by the International Dyslexia Association.

Day 1

  • Effective Literacy Practices and Structured Literacy
  • The Breadth and Depth of Vocabulary

Day 2

  • Syntax: It’s Worth It to Teach It
  • The Ultimate Goal of Reading

Early Bird Special: Register by May 31st, 2020 – $350

After May 31st – $450 

 Student Rate Available

 Registration Form and Details: Carreker workshop Aug 2020

Questions?  Contact Janet Bent  (902) 455-3609   jbent@ns.sympatico.ca

 

Details

Start:
August 28 @ 8:00 am
End:
August 29 @ 5:00 pm

Venue

Doubletree by Hilton
101 Wyse Road
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B3A 1L9 Canada
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Phone:
(902) 463-1100
Website:
https://doubletree3.hilton.com/en/hotels/nova-scotia/doubletree-by-hilton-halifax-dartmouth-YHZHDDT/index.html?SEO_id=GMB-DT-YHZHDDT