Welcome to the 2019 Alaska Cross Content Conference at West High School in Anchorage, AK, October 25th and 26th with follow up activities at the Crowne Plaza Hotel on Sunday, October 27th.
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Friday, October 25 • 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Featured Speaker Katherine McKnight: Literacy Across the Curriculum: Concrete Strategies for Adolescent Student Success

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Today’s students are worldly, wired and widely exposed to a host of trans-media influences. So how does a modern-day educator meet the mandates of a standards-based curriculum while providing dynamic, student-centered instruction that amplifies literacy across the curriculum? Come discover concrete strategies adolescent student success with proven tools that are firmly rooted in decades of research about language, learning, teaching, and assessment across the disciplines. All in all, instead of trying to force the curriculum into our students’ live, effective teaching first considers our students, and then places their lives into the center of the curriculum. A session sure to provide ample solutions to real classroom challenges.  This session is based on my recent book, Literacy & Learning Centers: Content Area and Disciplinary Literacy Tools for Grades 4-12.  



Engaging Learners
I am looking forward to presenting at the Alaska Cross Content Conference! I am a national expert in adolescent literacy and disciplinary literacy. and I teach and collaborate in classrooms all over the United States and internationally . As an author of 18 books and educator for... Read More →

Friday October 25, 2019 3:45pm - 4:45pm AKDT
Room W10