Center for Literacy Development

facilitating literacy development in education

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Rutgers Reading and Writing Conference

50th Annual Conference of Reading and Writing is coming up on 10/1/2017

Speaker Series

Attend one of our upcoming professional development sessions.

Rutgers Reading Club

Our exciting after or before school program for struggling readers.

Onsite Professional Development

Professional development tailored to your school in your school or district

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twitter_logo“Thank you for bringing together such a great mix of teachers today in NJ. Smart, passionate—and so nice. Enjoyed it.”

author Kelly Gallagher @KellyGToGo

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Upcoming Workshops


Solving Common Problems of Practice through Project-based Pedagogy

6/2/17 – Many common problems of practice, such as getting students to critically evaluate what they read and getting students to engage in meaningful revision, can be addressed through a project-based framework. Come learn how—and bring your own problems of practice

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Kathy Collins

“Here’s What I’m Thinking…”: Teach Children the Skills to Read With Intention For Deeper Comprehension and Stronger Conversations About Text

12/7/17 – During this interactive workshop, Kathy Collins will share useful research-based ideas for teaching children how to read in ways that help them to comprehend AND develop their own text-based ideas. She’ll show how the social structures of reading partnerships

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kate roberts

Do-It-Yourself Literacy: Teaching Tools for Differentiation, Rigor, and Independence

2/13/18 – In today’s world your lessons are full of powerful lessons that push kids to higher standards of learning. Your units are chock-full of powerful lessons that push kids to higher standards of learning. Students encounter all of this teaching without always knowing how to hold

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