1. video poster for Strategies for Teaching Vocabulary: Grades K-12

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    Strategies for Teaching Vocabulary: Grades K-12

    Learn fun and practical strategies for teaching your core academic vocabulary. Through engaging lessons and activities, Kristina Smekens shares practical ways to offer multiple exposures to key terms and meanings.

  2. video poster for Strategies for Teaching Content-Area Literacy: Grades 5-12

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    Strategies for Teaching Content-Area Literacy: Grades 5-12

    Applicable to virtually every teacher, this session provides universal strategies for teaching reading and writing across the curriculum. Kristina Smekens provides targeted classroom activities that are both practical and relevant.

  3. video poster for Understanding Disciplinary Literacy: Grades 5-12

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    Understanding Disciplinary Literacy: Grades 5-12

    Teaching students to employ discipline-specific reading strategies is the focus of this session featuring Kristina Smekens. This session is ideal for mixed departments of secondary content-area and English/language arts teachers who are ready to ramp ...