Educator Workshop: "Literacy on the Street"

Heidelberg University announces a special visitor to campus as part of the Patricia Adams Lecture Series, Carol-Lynn Parente, Executive Producer of Sesame Street.  As part of this weekend event, the Heidelberg  School of Education will be offering an educator workshop on Sat., Oct. 15th, 9 A.M. to noon in Adams Lecture Hall, entitled “Literacy on the Street.”   The workshop is co-sponsored by the School of Education and the Friends of Heidelberg Education Alumni Network.  A certificate of attendance will be presented upon completion of the morning workshop.   Carol-Lynn Parente will be the featured speaker, accompanied by Kevin Clash, Sesame Workshop's Senior Creative Consultant, and Elmo.  Heidelberg Education faculty will be presenting the other sessions.  Please RSVP to Terri Weininger in the Ed. Office at 419-448-2125 or e-mail Dr. Lori Arnold-Grine, Associate Professor of Early Childhood Education at lgrine@heidelberg.edu by Oct. 1st.

 

Session 1  9:00-9:30         Opening:  The Literacy of Play; Be a Player (Dr. Lori Arnold-Grine, Associate Professor of Early Childhood Education)

Session 2  9:30-10:00       I is for Inclusion, Intervention, Itinerant and Imagination:  Addressing the needs of young children (Dr. Leslie Wasserman, Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education)

Session 3  10:00-10:30    Financial Literacy (Carol-Lynn Parente, Executive Producer of Sesame Street Workshop)

Session 4  10:30-11:00    Pop Culture’s Influence on Literature (Dr. Robin Dever, Assistant Professor of Middle Childhood)

Session 5  11:00-11:30    Reading the Environment: Science through Picture Books  (Dr. Robert Swanson, Professor of Education and Chair of Heidelberg School of Education)

Session 6  11:30-12:00    Closing Remarks (Elmo and Kevin Clash)