Students come to school with different levels of background knowledge that impact their academic success. Knowing what to do to support those students who do not have the background knowledge to be successful in school has not always been clear.until now. Attend this workshop, based on Robert J. Marzano’s Building Background Knowledge for Academic Achievement: Research on What Works in Schools, to discover how to help students to become more confident and successful learners by building the background knowledge they may have missed in earlier years. A variety of strategies for building background knowledge that can be implemented, K-12, will be explored, modeled, and practiced, with special emphasis on the Six-Step Process for Teaching Academic Vocabulary in each discipline.
- Superb! Made complete sense. I feel building background knowledge is the first step to teaching.
- Great job! After 24 years of teaching, I feel like I learned some new techniques that I will use in my classroom.
- Wonderful – I’ve learned great things to use in the classroom!
- First day – Exciting, Second day – Thrilling!
- Great training… containing state-of-the art strategies.
Fee (nonmembers): $385
Fee (TXASCD members): $335
Who Should Attend
Principals, Teachers, Curriculum administrators, Curriculum designers and Professional developers.
9:00 am - 4:00 pm (Two Day)