July 19 - July 20
For students to succeed with today’s rigorous comprehension standards, it will take more than read-alouds and class discussions. Real mastery comes when educators use explicit instruction to teach core thinking skills that can be applied to any text.
When you join Kristina Smekens for CompCON, you’ll learn how to make your whole-class instruction more explicit and more engaging. Plus, we’ve set aside time for you to plan how and when you will teach the core comprehension standards for your grade level.
When the conference is over, you’ll walk away rejuvenated and ready for the new year. That’s because you will be armed with a yearlong playbook for teaching comprehension, along with the tools and motivation to put best-practice strategies into action.