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Kagan Workshop EdPlusReading is the best predictor of overall achievement. A comprehensive literacy approach is the single best predictor of reading success for all students. If you want to enhance literacy and reduce the achievement gap, Kagan Comprehensive Literacy K-5 is for you!

In this two-day workshop on Monday, February 2 and Tuesday, February 3, participants will learn engaging instructional strategies to incorporate balanced literacy into their daily curriculum. Experience and learn to apply fresh Kagan Structures that dramatically increase not only reading comprehension, but also vocabulary, reading fluency, writing, word study and phonemic awareness. Learn remedies for reluctant and struggling readers; increase reading fluency and comprehension among all students. You’ll create a more balanced and interactive literacy approach in your classroom.

Learn more and register online by clicking here.

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We are offering several opportunities in the first few months of 2015 for educators to take advantage of some great professional development from Kagan. Listed below are the topics, dates and times. For each grouping, you must attend all the dates listed.  All sessions include:

• Kagan workbook & course materials
• Certificate of completion
• Option to to purchase merchandise at an onsite
• Option to seek college credit

Click on the topic to register for that specific session:

Kagan Cooperative Learning
Day 1:  Monday, January 26, 2015
Day 2:  Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Day 3:  Monday, February 23, 2015
Day 4:  Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Kagan Class Building & Team Building
January 28 & 29, 2015

Kagan Comprehensive Literacy K-5
February 2 & 3, 2015

Kagan Win-Win Discipline
March 16 & 17, 2015

Kagan Accelerating Achievement
March 18 & 19, 2015

For information regarding the content of these events, registration questions or any special requests (including dietary) contact Tiffiny Creech at tcreech@edplus.org.

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kagan2612Today and tomorrow at CSD, St. Louis area educators are gathering to learn more about Kagan Accelerating Achievement.

They’ll learn proven methods to increase excellence for all students while simultaneously increasing equity by decreasing the gap between low and high achieving students. They’ll apply easy-to-learn, easy-to-use strategies to transform the learning experience for all students.

All participants receive:

• Kagan Accelerating Achievement Workbook & Course Materials
• Certificate of Completion
• Option to shop at an onsite book and product display
• Optional College Credit will be available

CSD is offering more professional development from Kagan later this month and in March 2013. Learn more here.

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kagan workshop @ csdCooperating School Districts’ Learning Division is hosting two upcoming Kagan workshops. Each one is two days in February, at CSD. Read on to learn more about each PD session:

Come experience engaging strategies that Accelerate Achievement on Wednesday, February 6  & Thursday, February 7, 2013 from a KAGAN Nationally Certified Trainer. Learn proven methods to increase excellence for all students while simultaneously increasing equity by decreasing the gap between low and high achieving students. Apply easy-to-learn, easy-to-use strategies to transform the learning experience for all students!

Later in the month is a Win-Win Discipline workshop on Monday, February 25 & Tuesday, February 26, 2013.  Attendees will learn all the basics: To identify the four types of disruptive behavior; to recognize the seven positions from which they spring; and what to do in the moment-of-disruption. Learn to follow up and to prevent future disruptions. Experience the power of the most comprehensive approach to discipline ever created!

All participants receive the following at both two-day workshops:
• Kagan Win-Win Discipline Book & Course Materials
• Certificate of Completion
• Option to shop at an onsite book and product display
• College Credit will be available

To see registration details, click here.

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KAGAN at CSDCooperating School Districts hosted a two-day Kagan workshop January 8 & 9. They provide  simple, step-by-step tools that can easily be  incorporated into daily lessons to make learning more fun and successful. Here are a couple photos from the professional development days. See more images at Flickr.com/photos/csd-stl.

KAGAN at CSD

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The sixth annual Best Practices Conference takes place Thursday, November 1 at the St. Charles Convention Center.

Metro area educators are gathering to share practices are making a difference for students and teachers throughout the 1 day conference.

Not all of the sessions have been announced, but here’s a random sampling of topics and school districts represented:

•  Media Literacy | Ladue School District
•  Classroom Websites for Differentiation | St. Louis Public Schools
•  Kagan Cooperative Learning | Wentzville School District
•  Elementary Walkthroughs | Wright City School District

Dr. Monte Selby will keynote and present throughout the day as well. In addition, during the evening, Cooperating School Districts is holding its Fall Conference. During the Fall Conference, Dr. Selby speaks again, dinner is served, and CSD Scholarship Award recipients are honored. Learn more about these events at Education Today.

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