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April 2019

Digital PD: Johnny Can Spell Word Study

April 1 - December 15

Registration is OPEN Begin at your convenience. DIGITAL (online) PD. Course is available to fit your schedule. Access 24/7 at Alice Nine Professional Development Center. Workshop Summary Alice Nine will show you how to integrate the following during Word Study lessons, without worksheets: phonemic awareness with sounds and syllables -- systematic, explicit phonics -- handwriting instruction -- spelling practice -- word grammar -- and how-to sound out words for both reading and writing Alignment with new ELAR TEKS for TEXAS…

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How We Write

April 24 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm MDT
Radison Hotel El Paso Airport, 1770 Airway Blvd
El Paso, TX 79925 United States
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During this workshop, Alice Nine will show you how to use one-sentence compositions to teach the writing process and academic vocabulary of writing.

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Mentor Sentences

April 25 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm MDT
Radison Hotel El Paso Airport, 1770 Airway Blvd
El Paso, TX 79925 United States
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Use model sentences to teach grammar, craft moves (revision), and lift the level of student writing. Registration is OPEN. El Paso, Texas Workshop Summary Alice Nine will show you how to use grammar while practicing revision and editing skills with mentor sentences using her simple instructional routine ( #A9_TSI ).  She will show you how to lift student writing by -- *Using grammar for mastery through meaningful application *Developing the habit of noticing language patterns *Analyzing and imitating authors' craft…

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May 2019

Grammar Boot Camp

May 21 @ 8:00 am - May 22 @ 3:00 pm MDT
Radison Hotel El Paso Airport, 1770 Airway Blvd
El Paso, TX 79925 United States
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Teach grammar for the sake of reading and writing. Registration is OPEN. El Paso, Texas Workshop summary Experience two days of easy-to-manage, student-engaging Anchor Lessons, Anchor Charting, Learning Rituals & Routines and an introduction to Alice Nine's Interactive Grammar Notebook. Anchor Lessons and Anchor Charts build concepts with clear, concise, easy explanations and definitions. Mentor texts model with accurate examples. The Grammar Notebook becomes a student's resource book. Full-color graphics and explicit notebook building is part of the lessons in…

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June 2019

P.S. 147 PD Day

June 6

ENROLLMENT CLOSED. Participation by invitation only. Digital training is in progress. Brooklyn, NY.

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How We Write

June 12 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm MDT
Radison Hotel El Paso Airport, 1770 Airway Blvd
El Paso, TX 79925 United States
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During this workshop, Alice Nine will show you how to use one-sentence compositions to teach the writing process and academic vocabulary of writing.

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Mentor Sentences

June 13 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm MDT
Radison Hotel El Paso Airport, 1770 Airway Blvd
El Paso, TX 79925 United States
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Use model sentences to teach grammar, craft moves (revision), and lift the level of student writing. Registration is OPEN. El Paso, Texas Workshop Summary Alice Nine will show you how to use grammar while practicing revision and editing skills with mentor sentences using her simple instructional routine ( #A9_TSI ).  She will show you how to lift student writing by -- *Using grammar for mastery through meaningful application *Developing the habit of noticing language patterns *Analyzing and imitating authors' craft…

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July 2019

A9 Literacy Conference

July 9 - July 11

ENROLLMENT CLOSED Participation by invitation only. Morgan Mill, Texas. Day 1: JCSpell Word Study. Day 2: Grammar Boot Camp. Day 3: Writing.  

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August 2019

Digital PD: Writing STAAR™ Essays – Gr.4

August 1, 2019 - March 30, 2020

Professional development with Alice Nine that can also be used as blended instruction in your classroom.

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Grammar Boot Camp

August 14 @ 8:00 am - August 15 @ 3:00 pm MDT
Radison Hotel El Paso Airport, 1770 Airway Blvd
El Paso, TX 79925 United States
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Teach grammar for the sake of reading and writing. Registration is OPEN. El Paso, Texas Workshop Summary Experience two days of easy-to-manage, student-engaging Anchor Lessons, Anchor Charting, Learning Rituals & Routines and an introduction to Alice Nine's Interactive Grammar Notebook. Anchor Lessons and Anchor Charts build concepts with clear, concise, easy explanations and definitions. Mentor texts model with accurate examples. The Grammar Notebook becomes a student's resource book. Full-color graphics and explicit notebook building is part of the lessons in…

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JCSpell Word Study

August 29 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm MDT
Radison Hotel El Paso Airport, 1770 Airway Blvd
El Paso, TX 79925 United States
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Integrating phonemic awareness, handwriting, phonics, spelling, and vocabulary Registration is OPEN. El Paso, Texas Workshop Summary Alice Nine will show you how to integrate the following during Word Study lessons, without worksheets: phonemic awareness with sounds and syllables -- systematic, explicit phonics -- handwriting instruction -- spelling practice -- word grammar -- and how-to sound out words for both reading and writing Aligns with new ELAR TEKS Daily Word Study with content (phonograms and words) and routines of JCSpell provide…

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September 2019

JCSpell Word Study

September 26 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm MDT
Radison Hotel El Paso Airport, 1770 Airway Blvd
El Paso, TX 79925 United States
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Integrating phonemic awareness, handwriting, phonics, spelling, and vocabulary Registration is OPEN. El Paso, Texas Workshop Summary Alice Nine will show you how to integrate the following during Word Study lessons, without worksheets: phonemic awareness with sounds and syllables -- systematic, explicit phonics -- handwriting instruction -- spelling practice -- word grammar -- and how-to sound out words for both reading and writing Alignment with new ELAR TEKS Daily Word Study with content (phonograms and words) and routines of JCSpell provide…

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October 2019

Snippety Grammar 4 Editing STAARS

October 16 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm MDT
Radison Hotel El Paso Airport, 1770 Airway Blvd
El Paso, TX 79925 United States
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Grammar PD with an eye on STAAR™. Did you know?  50% of the 4th grade STAAR Writing score is based on editing. Registration is OPEN. El Paso, Texas Workshop Summary A one-day workshop day applying grammar knowledge and practicing editing skills with an eye on demands of STAAR™.  Digital (online) resources are included. Why is it called Snippety Grammar? Because it is grammar in snippets -- Mini-lessons and anchor charts... Bite-sized daily practices that develop editing skills... Simple, no nonsense,…

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Writing STAAR™ Essays

October 17 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm MDT
Radison Hotel El Paso Airport, 1770 Airway Blvd
El Paso, TX 79925 United States
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With an eye on STAAR™ -- writing mentor essays and developing teaching points.

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Interactive Poetry Notebook

October 29 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm MDT
Radison Hotel El Paso Airport, 1770 Airway Blvd
El Paso, TX 79925 United States
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Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance. -Carl Sandburg. Registration is OPEN. El Paso, Texas Don't miss it! Alice Nine has revised her popular Interactive Poetry Notebook Workshop! Workshop Summary In this workshop, teachers will • Outline 5 generic lessons that can be used with any poem • Organize and layout the Interactive Poetry Notebook • Experience the instructional activities in real time in the role of a student • Create a personalized Teacher’s Edition of the Interactive…

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