K-12 Literacy Conference

S2020Session 1: Navigating the Research: How to Find Your Footing in the Ed Debates (K-12)

Kate Roberts & Rachael Gabriel

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Today’s Gathering has pre-recorded sessions (to allow greater flexibility for presenters and tech hosts during the pandemic). 
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  • Keep your eye on the time! You will see the session from the start, not live in progress… don’t miss the next one!
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[su_row]Kate Roberts  is a member of The Educator Collaborative network.  Read her full bio here or request her for consulting or a speaking engagement. Kate is an internationally recognized expert in elementary and secondary reading and writing practices, close reading, and student-centered instruction.  Kate is a national literacy consultant, top-selling author, and popular keynote speaker. She taught reading and writing in Brooklyn, NY and worked as a literacy coach before joining the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project in 2005, where she worked as a Lead Staff Developer for 11 years. Her work with students across the country has led to her belief that all kids can be insightful, academic thinkers when the work is demystified, broken down and made engaging. To this end, Kate has worked nationally and internationally to help teachers, schools, and districts develop and implement strong teaching practices and curriculum. Follow her on Twitter @teachkate. [/su_row] [su_row]Rachael Gabriel is an Associate Professor of Literacy Education at the University of Connecticut. She is author of more than forty refereed articles, and author or editor of five books for literacy teachers, leaders and education researchers. Rachael currently teaches courses for educators and doctoral students pursuing specialization in literacy.  She serves on the editorial boards of six journals focused on literacy, education research and education policy, and serves on the board of the International Literacy Association. In addition to experience as a classroom teacher and reading specialist, Rachael holds graduate certificates in both quantitative and qualitative research methods.  Rachael’s research is focused on: literacy instruction, leadership and intervention, as well as policies related to teacher development and evaluation.  Her current projects investigate: supports for adolescent literacy, state literacy policies and discipline-specific literacy instruction. Follow her on Twitter @RacheGabriel.

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