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Wednesday, June 17 • 1:45pm - 2:30pm
Building Independent, Adventurous Readers with Young Adult Literature & Leveled Texts (5-12)

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Create a classroom buzzing with students who are eager to read a wide variety of texts. Katie introduces strategies that encourage students to read more independently. Learn how to use leveled texts while implementing best practices for teaching young adult literature. The applications in your classroom are endless!

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Katie McKnight

Distinguished Professor of Research, National Louis University
Dr. McKnight is an author, educator and consultant. Her career in education began as a high school English teacher in the Chicago Public School system more than 25 years ago. She received her B.A. degree from George Washington University, her M.Ed. from Northeastern Illinois University, and her Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She currently serves as a Distinguished Professor of Research at National Louis University. McKnight... Read More →


Wednesday June 17, 2015 1:45pm - 2:30pm
Hartung 167 Hartung Hall