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Does Background Knowledge Matter?

  • 02/01/2020
  • 8:00 AM
  • Pickerington Local School District, 43147

Does background knowledge matter?

Event Name: Does Background Knowledge Matter?
Sponsor: Pickerington Local School District
Type: Continuing Education
Chapter: N/A
Contact Hours: 10
Dates / Times: Saturday, April 25, 08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Description: Required Text: 

The Knowledge Gap: The hidden cause of America's broken education system--and how to fix it             Natalie Wexler


1.Understand and explain the importance of background knowledge for reading comprehension, at all grade levels

2.Examine and implement ways to establish background knowledge in the classroom


1.Read Required text and materials provided by the instructor 

2.Watch videos assigned by the instructor

3.Participate in weekly Google classroom discussions based on assigned readings/videos

Registration / More Info Link:
Presenter(s): Katherine Blythe Wood MAT, MS, CALT, ICALP
Cost: Free (employees only)
Location: Pickerington Local School District
90 East Street
Pickerington, OH 43147

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