About the webcast
Learn about how the brain operates and how teachers can best help children learn. Many facets of learning will be addressed, with specific attention to literacy processing and knowledge.
About the presenters Janet Bufalino is a Reading Recovery trainer and chair of the reading department at Shippensburg University in Pennsylvania.
Dr. Bufalino began her career in literacy as a Title I teacher and during her years as a reading specialist she supported children in Grades K-6. As the trainer for Shippensburg University, Janet works with teacher training sites in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia.
From 2008-2010, Janet coordinated the Pennsylvania State of Education’s Reading Recovery Initiative. The focus of the initiative is to implement Reading Recovery in elementary schools across Pennsylvania that have not met AYP. Through the initiative, 155 teachers and 14 teacher leaders were trained, representing urban, rural, and suburban school districts.
Elaine Stine is a Reading Recovery teacher leader in the Palmyra Area School District Reading Recovery Site. She has been teaching in Pennsylvania for 36 years in the primary grades. She became a Reading Recovery teacher/reading specialist in 1999-2000, and a Reading Recovery teacher leader in 2001-2002. Elaine has presented at the Mid-Atlantic Reading Recovery Conference and at the National Reading Recovery & K-6 Classroom Literacy Conference.
Length of Session Approximately 90 minutes
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