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August 1-2, 2019
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Thursday, August 1 • 9:00am - 11:30am
Workshop 1-Developing Literacy with Visual Texts

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The use of visual texts in all disciplines invites inquiry and promotes curiosity. Learners work collaboratively to build understanding while engaging in critical thinking and problem solving skills as they focus on what can be learned from a visual text. Participants will engage with a variety of visual texts using visual thinking strategies that are easily adaptable for all ages and disciplines. Effective use of visuals creates purpose for reading, writing, listening and speaking as learners acquire new content and thinking skills.

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Laura Terrill

Content Development, PEARLL - National Foreign Language Center at UMD, College Park, MD
Laura Terrill is a national consultant who holds a BA in French from the University of Missouri — St. Louis and a MA in Secondary Administration from Northeast Missouri State University. She taught French at all levels for 21 years before becoming the Coordinator of Foreign Language... Read More →

Thursday August 1, 2019 9:00am - 11:30am EDT
Carlos Science Center Atrium
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