Accelerated Literacy Learning

Accelerated Literacy Learning

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    Lisa Levinger

    Lisa Levinger

    Lisa Levinger has taught in many different settings, including an independent preschool in Manhattan, a small village in Bolivia, a progressive school on New York’s Upper West Side and at all instructional levels in Northern Westchester. These assignments have placed her in   more...
    Emily Levine

    Emily Levine

    Emily Levine was among the first consultants to work with Accelerated Literacy Learning . In this role, she has worked alongside New York City teachers, coaches, and administrators to implement A.L.L.’s curriculum, designed to improve literacy instruction and create teacher   more...
    Mary Elsea

    Mary Elsea

    Mary Elsea joined A.L.L. as a consultant after twenty years in education in the San Mateo-Foster City School district. She began her career in the classroom and over the years taught first through sixth grades. Later, in her role as a literary coach, Mary worked with teachers   more...
    Susan Pickard

    Susan Pickard

    Susan Pickard graduated from the University of San Francisco with a BA in English, where she also did her graduate work and received a California Teaching Credential . She has been a teacher for 39 years, the last 13 years of which she spent as a K-8 literacy coach and BTSA   more...
    Matt Wayne

    Matt Wayne

    Dr. Matt Wayne is currently the Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services in Hayward Unified School District . Dr. Wayne strives daily to support schools in creating challenging, thoughtful and joyous learning experiences for children. This has been his focus throughout   more...
    Brenda Wallace

    Brenda Wallace

    Brenda Wallace is a distinguished leader in the field of teaching writing and reading. Brenda has graduate degrees in education and in writing from Columbia University's Teachers College and from Columbia University's School of the Arts in NY . As a consultant, she partners   more...

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    A.L.L. Video

    Sacramento City Summer Institute
    Adding Details To Writing Part One
    Adding Details To Writing Part Two
    Story Telling Part One
    Story Telling Part Two
    Video from Socorro Independent School District Institute
    Susan Radley Brown at Socorro Independent School District Institute
    Videoclip from our Socorro Independent School District - El Paso, Tx. Institute
    Video Testimonial from the Sacramento City Unified School District Beginning Institute
    Video Testimonial from the Sacramento City Unified School District Beginning Institute
    Video from our Yonkers Institute with Lisa Levinger
    Video from our Yonkers Institute with Lisa Levinger
    Video from Writing Across the Common Core
    CEI-PEA Institute - Emily Levine Presenter video 2
    CEI-PEA Institute - Emily Levine Presenter video 1
    CEI-PEA Summer Institute 2013
    Sacramento City Unified School District Beginning Institute
    Sacramento City Unified School District Beginning Institute
    Yonkers Institute with Emily Levine and Ira Bolterman
    Yonkers Institute with Emily Levine and Ira Bolterman

    A.L.L. Photos

    Sacramento City Summer Institute: Teachers working on their own writing
    Sacramento City Summer Institute: Teachers display the chart they created-looking at craft in a mentor text. The discussion focused on how to use the text in a year-long writing curriculum.
    Sacramento City Summer Institute: A group of teachers working on their own writing
    These writing process charts help teachers and students keep track of where students are in their process of publishing a piece. The steps of the writing process are gathering entries, developing a seed idea, drafting, revising, editing and publishing and reflecting.
    These writing process charts help teachers and students keep track of where students are in their process of publishing a piece. The steps of the writing process are gathering entries, developing a seed idea, drafting, revising, editing and publishing and reflecting.
    These writing process charts help teachers and students keep track of where students are in their process of publishing a piece. The steps of the writing process are gathering entries, developing a seed idea, drafting, revising, editing and publishing and reflecting.
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    Teachers working in functional writing centers creating labels for various objects in the classroom. Their personalized notebooks & heart maps are visible in the foreground.
    ALL consultant Emily Levine sharing an example of her writing with Literacy Coaches
    Literacy Coaches recording observations in their writer's notebooks
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