Rutgers Center for Literacy Development Speaker Series: Cornelius Minor “We Got This: Literacy Instruction that Promotes Equity, Access and Being who our Students Need us to Be” and Kenneth Kunz “Planning Literacy Instruction with NJ’s Diversity & Inclusion Curriculum Mandate”
We Got This: Literacy Instruction that Promotes Equity, Access and Being who our Students Need us to Be
In Cornelius’s presentation, he will discuss what we are missing in Literacy Instruction to promote Equity. He asks why we keep walking when we know how to fly? Cornelius will discuss how to put kids on the path to success and the different kinds of successes there are in learning to read and write. He says, “We know a lot about teaching and literacy. Therefore we need to be more than yesterday’s orthodoxy by being creative with a vision for tomorrow.” Strategies will be provided that demonstrate the vision.
Planning Literacy Instruction with NJ’s Diversity & Inclusion Curriculum Mandate
In this hands on, diverse quality literature book-tasting, Dr. Kenneth Kunz will provide practical strategies for how K-8 teachers can differentiate literacy instruction in ways that research-based, engaging, and inclusive of diverse experiences and populations of learners. Aligned with the curriculum legislation, texts will celebrate various aspects of diversity and inclusion and participants will leave with tips and practical suggestions for classroom implementation. In this session the joy of books is emphasized, along with affirming diversity and meeting the needs of all readers/writers.
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