Teaching for Comprehending: The Process, Procedures, Progress – Moving from Procedural Knowledge to Conceptual Knowledge

Audience: K - 2nd Grade Teachers/Specialists

Presenter(s): Barbara Schubert

Length: 80 minutes

Level: Primary Procedural

Session Description:

Comprehending texts and the role of attention is an active process.  Understanding reading comprehension is a journey in understanding the human mind.  In this session, teachers will learn ways to structure teaching so that their students have the opportunity to apply the procedures that help make meaning during both teaching and learning.  Conceptual teaching and learning is grounded in a clear understanding of concepts in order to solve problems encountered in making meaning in various content areas, allowing students to use any procedure to accomplish the task.

Speaker Bio:

Dr. Schubert is a Reading Recovery Trainer, Comprehensive Literacy Coach, author, researcher and winner of several prestigious literacy awards who translates theory into practice.