Note: the link now works to register, hooray!
As summer continues here in the Northern Hemisphere, I am excited to move into my next free Masterclass focusing on developing and supporting an individual student reading identity. This is the work I have been invested in with my students for the past six years in particular and I am so excited to offer others a deep dive into all of the components that we integrate into the curriculum as we try to create and maintain experiences that center on the individual student’s journey in reading. These sessions will be live as well as recorded for later access if the times do not work for you.
This masterclass is in 4 parts:
July 8th at 11 AM PST – Passionate Readers: The Art of Reaching and Engaging Every Child.
This first 1-hour session is focused on the birdseye view of the entire year, the research behind why student identity needs to be at the core of our work as well as practical ways to start or continue the focus on reading identity. This will also focus on how to do an all-district or school reading audit and how we can align practices better so that students are not victims of an educational lottery where some get access to meaningful reading experiences that center on personal reading, and others do not.
July 15th 1:30 PM PST – But They Still Hate Reading: Establishing and Cultivating a Personal Reading Identity- Part 1.
July 22nd 11 AM PST – But They Still Hate Reading: Establishing and Cultivating a Personal Reading Identity- Part 2
July 29th 11 AM PST – But They Still Hate Reading: Establishing and Cultivating a Personal Reading Identity- Part 3.
These three parts will focus on all of the components that make up our year together: Creating and maintaining an inclusive book collection, supporting independent and joyful reading, reflection and goal setting throughout, scaffolds and supports we can use to help kids whose reading experiences have been negative, using book clubs as a meaningful way to discuss the world, individual reading challenges, and of course, how to help students find space for reading in their life outside of school. The three sessions will take place on the following dates. This is an invitation into the work I do behind the scenes, the work my students take on, as well as planning for a virtual or hybrid school start.
While the sessions will take on the form of presentations, there will be office hours to go along with them. These office hours are meant for questions, discussion, resource sharing, as well as anything else related to the sessions. These are also free, but not recorded.
Office Hour July 12th – 8 AM PST
Office Hour July 19th – 8 AM PST
Office Hour July 26th – 8 AM PST
Office Hour July 29th – 7 PM PST
I hope that these free PD offerings will be helpful to you. To sign up, please click on the link embedded in this sentence and you can sign up
The final masterclass after this one will be embedding authentic choice and voice as we start the year together with students. It will be focused on all of the things I am trying to wrap my head around as we prepare for our new year together. The information for those can also be seen on the website and sign up will be open soon.
Also, if your district or conference are interested in bringing me in virtually throughout the school year, please see information here. I have been supporting teachers remotely as they plan for meaningful literacy instruction in a virtual and hybrid model throughout the summer and would love to help others as well.
12 thoughts on “But They Still Hate Reading: Establishing and Cultivating a Personal Reading Identity – A New Free Masterclass Offering”
I clicked the link and was brought to all your sessions but I do not see a sign-up button. I would like to participate
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There is no sessions listed for July 15.
Thanks… and I am trying to sign up with the link but it just takes me to the course and your description. Please advise!
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I would love to take your masterclass about cultivating passionate readers, but don’t seem to be able to sign up anywhere from the link that is attached. Thanks!
What age group will be the focus of the master class?
Any for the pedagogy, ideas work best for third and up but can be adapted
Still not able to sign up at the link.
I am not able to locate the recorded video of July 6th-The Art of Reaching…. Can anyone tell me where it is? Thanks!
Yes! Here you are https://web.cvent.com/event/1a508d3a-ece4-4894-bc76-e0a9dd49649f/websitePage:ee4d6643-ce26-4f48-9ead-8f75ec313df9