Unlocking the Potential in Every Learner: Working in Pictures and Words

Thursday February 8, 2024
1:30 - 3:00 PM
Virtual Workshop 1

What person, young or old, isn’t captivated by a magic trick? What student doesn’t want to learn how they too can make magic? In this session, participants will learn how to make a picture come alive using active verbs. This “magic trick” has proven to be a key motivator in exciting students of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities about words and word choice. And this is just the tip of the iceberg. Learn how to unlock the potential within every student through deep study of the dynamic relationship between image and text. Discover how working in pictures and words creates new pathways into literacy learning, fostering deeper thinking. Witness students drawn into a rich weave of reading, writing, listening, speaking, and language across multiple genres as they craft their own quality picture books. Experience for yourself how this captivating, evidence-based approach to teaching writing can transform literacy learning while instilling a sense of wonder about the magic of words.

Virtual Workshop
, elementary education