Start Date

7-11-2018 4:00 PM

End Date

7-11-2018 4:30 PM

Session Description

Participants should leave the session with a deep understanding of the research behind the movement to close the achievement gap by building knowledge and vocabulary through reading around a topic. Participants will learn about the partnership between the West Virginia Library Commission and the West Virginia Department of Education to build a text set lending library for teachers across the state. Local librarians will gain insight into the many ways that they can support this work thus impacting the achievement gap in their own communities.

Intended Audience

Public

Program Format

Single Speaker

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Nov 7th, 4:00 PM Nov 7th, 4:30 PM

Using Text Sets to Build Knowledge and Vocabulary

Participants should leave the session with a deep understanding of the research behind the movement to close the achievement gap by building knowledge and vocabulary through reading around a topic. Participants will learn about the partnership between the West Virginia Library Commission and the West Virginia Department of Education to build a text set lending library for teachers across the state. Local librarians will gain insight into the many ways that they can support this work thus impacting the achievement gap in their own communities.