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Accelerated Literacy Learning

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    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...
    Maria Losee

    Maria Losee

    Maria Losee is a private consultant who specializes in creating and leading professional learning communities, embedded instructional coaching, leadership coaching, and large and small group staff development. She began her teaching career in Anchorage, Alaska where she taught   more...
    Stephanie Locker

    Stephanie Locker

    Stephanie Locker has over 30 years of teaching experience, primarily as a reading specialist. She taught both remedial reading and Reading Recovery and was a Library Power librarian. In addition, she served as both ESL school coordinator and ESL teacher. Stephanie has an MSE   more...
    Constance Foland

    Constance Foland

    Constance Foland began her teaching career as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Cameroon, West Africa. From there she went on to study at Teachers College, Columbia, and received a degree in Teaching English as a Second Language. As a teacher in New York City public schools, Constance   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...
    Andrea Lowenkopf

    Andrea Lowenkopf

    Andrea Lowenkopf has been an educational consultant on and off since 1994. During this time she has worked throughout the United States, in Liberia and Nepal. Prior to, and during breaks from, her position as a School Improvement and Literacy consultant, Andrea has taught   more...

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    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

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    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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