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Past Seminars and workshops from Richard Gentry.

Iowa Reading
April 4, 2008 Keynote 9:00-10:00 AM :: Convention Center, Des Moines, Iowa
Keynote, Featured Session, Book signings
Keynote: Spelling Is More Important For Reading and Writing Than You Think! 9:00 AM
Session: Unleash the Power of Early Writing for Reading and Assessment PreK-Grade Two 10:25 AM
Book signings after each event.

Maryland Reading SOMIRAC
April 17-18, 2008 :: Marriott Hunt Valley Inn Baltimore, MD
Keynote and Featured Session, Book signing
Featured Speaker, April 17
Featured Session: Unleash the Power of Early Writing for Reading and Assessment
Keynote, April 18, 2008
Keynote: Spelling Is More Important for Reading and Writing Than You Think!

IRA Convention in Atlanta, GA
May 5, 2008 :: Atlanta, GA
Session and Book Signing
Title: Using Phase Observation to Monitor Growth of Beginning Readers and Writers from Early Stages of Code Breaking to Reading Proficiency
Location/Room: Georgia World Congress Center / B401
Date/Time: 5/5/2008 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Ticket
Book signing at the Scholastic Booth following the session

Early Literacy Conference SDE
July 11, 2008 All Day :: Las Vegas, NE
Two sessions and an afternoon seminar.
E14-The Science of spelling & Why Spelling is Important for Reading (Gr. K-6)
E26-Breakthrough in Beginnng Reading & Writing: Moving Reading (Gr. Prek-3)
F01-Using Phase Observation to Monitor Growth of Beginning Reading and Writing (Afternoon seminar PreK -3)

SDE Seminar Beginning Reading and Writing
October 16, 2008 :: Houston, TX
All-Day Seminar
Perfect for RTI!
Title: Breakthrough In Beginning Reading and Writing (PreK-2)
Description:
This session helps teachers take the guesswork out of instructing beginning and struggling readers and writers with an easily applied approach to step-by-step assessment and matched instruction. Based on the evidence-based phase observation approach, teachers monitor literacy growth as they document operational changes in the child's reading, writing, and spelling and apply earlier interventions with targeted instruction.
Objectives of the Program
Clarify the evidence-based phases of code breaking
Demonstrate parallel development of beginning reading, writing, and spelling phases
Show how to pinpoint students' needs and deliver targeted reading instruction for each phase in individual, small group, and multilevel whole class situations
Examine how best to match instruction to the child's phase and move the child to the next higher phase
Explore the implications for earlier targeted intervention

SDE Seminar Beginning Reading and Writing
October 23, 2008 :: Birmingham, AL
All Day Seminar
Title: Breakthrough In Beginning Reading and Writing
Description:
This session helps teachers take the guesswork out of instructing beginning and struggling readers and writers with an easily applied approach to step-by-step assessment and matched instruction. Based on the evidence-based phase observation approach, teachers monitor literacy growth as they document operational changes in the child's reading, writing, and spelling and apply earlier interventions with targeted instruction.
Great for RTI!
Objectives of the Program
Clarify the evidence-based phases of code breaking
Demonstrate parallel development of beginning reading, writing, and spelling phases
Show how to pinpoint students' needs and deliver targeted reading instruction for each phase in individual, small group, and multilevel whole class situations
Examine how best to match instruction to the child's phase and move the child to the next higher phase
Explore the implications for earlier targeted intervention

SDE Seminar Beginning Reading and Writing
October 24, 2008 :: Atlanta, GA
All Day Seminar
Title: Breakthrough In Beginning Reading and Writing
Description:
This session helps teachers take the guesswork out of instructing beginning and struggling readers and writers with an easily applied approach to step-by-step assessment and matched instruction. Based on the evidence-based phase observation approach, teachers monitor literacy growth as they document operational changes in the child's reading, writing, and spelling and apply earlier interventions with targeted instruction.
Great for RTI!
Objectives of the Program
Clarify the evidence-based phases of code breaking
Demonstrate parallel development of beginning reading, writing, and spelling phases
Show how to pinpoint students' needs and deliver targeted reading instruction for each phase in individual, small group, and multilevel whole class situations Examine how best to match instruction to the child's phase and move the child to the next higher phase
Explore the implications for earlier targeted intervention

SDE Seminar Beginning Reading and Writing
November 6, 2008 :: Syracuse, NY
All Day Seminar
Title: Breakthrough In Beginning Reading and Writing
Description:
This session helps teachers take the guesswork out of instructing beginning and struggling readers and writers with an easily applied approach to step-by-step assessment and matched instruction. Based on the evidence-based phase observation approach, teachers monitor literacy growth as they document operational changes in the child's reading, writing, and spelling and apply earlier interventions with targeted instruction.
Great for RTI!
Objectives of the Program
Clarify the evidence-based phases of code breaking
Demonstrate parallel development of beginning reading, writing, and spelling phases
Show how to pinpoint students' needs and deliver targeted reading instruction for each phase in individual, small group, and multilevel whole class situations
Examine how best to match instruction to the child's phase and move the child to the next higher phase
Explore the implications for earlier targeted intervention

SDE Seminar Beginning Reading and Writing
November 7, 2008 :: Buffalo, NY
All Day Seminar
Title: Breakthrough In Beginning Reading and Writing
Description:
This session helps teachers take the guesswork out of instructing beginning and struggling readers and writers with an easily applied approach to step-by-step assessment and matched instruction. Based on the evidence-based phase observation approach, teachers monitor literacy growth as they document operational changes in the child's reading, writing, and spelling and apply earlier interventions with targeted instruction.
Great for RTI!
Objectives of the Program
Clarify the evidence-based phases of code breaking
Clarify the evidence-based phases of code breaking
Demonstrate parallel development of beginning reading, writing, and spelling phases
Show how to pinpoint students' needs and deliver targeted reading instruction for each phase in individual, small group, and multilevel whole class situations
Examine how best to match instruction to the child's phase and move the child to the next higher phase
Explore the implications for earlier targeted intervention

SDE Seminar Beginning Reading and Writing
December 4, 2008 :: Milwaukee, WI
All Day Seminar
Great for RTI!
Description:
This session helps teachers take the guesswork out of instructing beginning and struggling readers and writers with an easily applied approach to step-by-step assessment and matched instruction. Based on the evidence-based phase observation approach, teachers monitor literacy growth as they document operational changes in the child's reading, writing, and spelling and apply earlier interventions with targeted instruction.
Great for RTI!
Objectives of the Program
Clarify the evidence-based phases of code breaking
Demonstrate parallel development of beginning reading, writing, and spelling phases
Show how to pinpoint students needs and deliver targeted reading instruction for each phase in individual, small group, and multilevel whole class situations
Examine how best to match instruction to the child's phase and move the child to the next higher phase
Explore the implications for earlier targeted intervention

SDE Seminar
December 5, 2008 :: Oak Lawn, IL (Chicago)
Great for RTI!
Title: Breakthrough In Beginning Reading and Writing
Description:
This session helps teachers take the guesswork out of instructing beginning and struggling readers and writers with an easily applied approach to step-by-step assessment and matched instruction. Based on the evidence-based phase observation approach, teachers monitor literacy growth as they document operational changes in the child's reading, writing, and spelling and apply earlier interventions with targeted instruction.
Objectives of the Program
Clarify the evidence-based phases of code breaking
Demonstrate parallel development of beginning reading, writing, and spelling phases
Show how to pinpoint students' needs and deliver targeted reading instruction for each phase in individual, small group, and multilevel whole class situations
Examine how best to match instruction to the child's phase and move the child to the next higher phase
Explore the implications for earlier targeted intervention

Florida Reading Association
September 12, 2009 :: Orlando, FL
Keynote: Rocket Reading Instruction into the Future
Sponsored by Zaner-Bloser Publishers

National Middle School Association Conference
November 6, 2009 :: Indianapolis, IN
"Meet the Author" sponsored by Zaner-Bloser Publishers

South Carolina International Reading Association
February 20, 2010 :: Myrtle Beach, SC
Keynote: Digging Deeper Into Literacy
Co-sponsored by Educational Resources Group, SCIRA, and Zaner-Bloser Publishers

Association of Independent Schools of Florida
March 5, 2010 :: Fort Lauderdale, FL
Keynote: HOW TO... Creative Ideas for Improving Student Learning
Sponsored by Zaner-Bloser Publishers

North Carolina Reading Association Convention
March 22, 2010 :: Greensboro, NC
Twenty-first Century Practices for Teaching Beginning Reading and Writing in Preschool, Kindergarten, and First Grade.
Co-sponsored by Scholastic, NCRA, and Zaner-Bloser

North Carolina Reading Association Convention
March 23, 2010 :: Greensboro, NC
The Spelling Connection: How to Teach Spelling in the Twenty-first Century and Why!
Co-sponsored by NCRA and Zaner-Bloser

International Reading Association Convention
April 28, 2010 :: Chicago, IL
SIG: Teaching Spelling in the Twenty-first Century
Sponsored by Zaner-Bloser