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Literacy = Love of Language: Engaging Hearts and Minds for Speech and Debate
Tuesday, August 29, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
Presented by Kevin Baird, Chairman of the Board at the nonprofit Center for College & Career Readiness
Sponsored by The Center for College & Career Readiness
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Accelerating the ability to read, write and speak is perhaps the greatest challenge facing every discipline in school. The answer is simple but not easy—production of language. In this edWebinar, Kevin Baird, Chairman of the Board at the nonprofit Center for College & Career Readiness, reviews the research and outlines priority, pragmatic steps to increasing student talk for literacy acceleration using engagement, choice, and success as motivators.
About the Presenter
Kevin Baird, Chairman of the Board of the Center for College and Career Readiness, is a co-author of the Pathway for College & Career Standards Implementation. For more than 20 years he has served schools, districts, state and national education offices as an expert in the use of technology to achieve college and career ready outcomes along with implementation of change models to drive sustainable, enhanced learning outcomes.
Kevin is the creator of the Common Core Black Belt Certification Graduate Program accredited by the University of Southern California, Rossier School of Education, and serves as graduate faculty for numerous blended learning courses for school administrators. He has participated in educational research on every continent except Antarctica. Kevin is a frequent keynote speaker and consultant working with some of the largest districts in the United States and with governments around the world. Follow him on Twitter @KevinEBaird.
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