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Does Background Knowledge Matter?

  • 02/01/2020
  • 8:00 AM
  • Pickerington Local School District, 43147

Does background knowledge matter?

Event Name: Does Background Knowledge Matter?
Sponsor: Pickerington Local School District
Type: Continuing Education
Chapter: N/A
Contact Hours: 10
Dates / Times: Saturday, April 25, 08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Description: Required Text: 

The Knowledge Gap: The hidden cause of America's broken education system--and how to fix it             Natalie Wexler

Objectives: 

1.Understand and explain the importance of background knowledge for reading comprehension, at all grade levels

2.Examine and implement ways to establish background knowledge in the classroom

Requirements:

1.Read Required text and materials provided by the instructor 

2.Watch videos assigned by the instructor

3.Participate in weekly Google classroom discussions based on assigned readings/videos

Registration / More Info Link:
Presenter(s): Katherine Blythe Wood MAT, MS, CALT, ICALP
Cost: Free (employees only)
Contact:
Location: Pickerington Local School District
90 East Street
Pickerington, OH 43147
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