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Why RA in ESL?

I’m beginning to undergo a seismic shift in my understanding of my role as a teacher. I used to be satisfied with teaching vocabulary and collocations in my reading class along with a few pre-viewing questions of a text and some post-reading discussions. I now understand that I’ve been cheating my students out of a […]

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Reading Apprenticeship™ Professional Development 2012 Schedule Released

The Summer 2012 Schedule for RA Professional development has recently been released by the Strategic Literacy Initiative (SLI), with several exciting new offerings highlighted.  In addition to the popular 3-day seminar and the new online course, SLI has developed a new Leadership Institute in Reading Apprenticeship™ (LCoP), which will focus on creating a supportive cohort of campus-level […]

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2012 RA Winter Conference

On February 2-3, 2012, the Strategic Literacy Initiative hosted a sold out annual Reading Apprenticeship™ Winter conference at the WestEd offices is Oakland.  Nika Hogan and Cindy Hicks facilitated the conference, which was evenly split between “RA veterans” who have attended a Leadership Institute or a three-day seminar or have taken the online course “Reading […]

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