Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Transforming Boys Into Lifelong Readers Workshop

Course Description: Prepare educators, parents and guardians to be more effective in transforming boys into lifelong readers. Focus on reluctant-readers, address the 4th grade reading slump, and narrow the gender reading gap between boys and girls.

You will learn:

• How to better connect with your boy
• The most up-to-date research on gender and learning
• How educators should consider gender as they design and implement lesson plans

New programs should include:
• Energy-focused activities
• Seating and room arrangement
• Graphics Novels and Non-fiction
• Implementation of high-interest fiction into curriculum
• Gender-friendly resources and materials
• Parent and volunteer involvement

You will learn: (continued)
• Strategies to deliver boy-friendly teaching tips and techniques so that each teacher and parent is better prepared to engage boys in reading activities
• Strategies to improve the primarily female teaching staff members’ skills when interacting with boys
• Strategies for fully maximizing schools current resources (books currently in library)

Course Details

Dates: October 21-22 and November 5-6

Times: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Cost: $275.00

Location: Seattle

Continuing Education Credit: Receive one continuing education credit from Seattle University

Limited Seats: To register, email john@boysread.org

HOST A WORKSHOP IN YOUR CITY! If you host a workshop in your city, you will receive free tuition. Send an email to john@boysread.org for more details.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Hi, I'm interested in submitting a book but it doesn't seem there's an email address to submit to... Is there an email address for submission? Thanks!

Submit a book said...

send title to john@boysread.org or simply go to contact page.