Literacy & Digital Strategies for the Common Core and More
Presenter: Jill Spencer
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Join AMLE and Jill Spencer as we take a look at making literacy come alive in the middle level with the Common Core—and more! Get practical strategies, impactful methods, and digitally-driven practices that you can use with your students right away.
Jill Spencer is a former middle level teacher of social studies and language arts/reading, who works with educators across the country and internationally to increase their capacity to be more effective in the area of digital learning, especially in how it applies to literacy, instructional practices, and differentiation. An early advocate for incorporating digital learning in curriculum and instruction, she has served on the Maine Learning Technology Initiative (MLTI) Design Team (1:1 computing for all 7th & 8th graders in Maine) and on its Advisory Board. She also teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in middle level education and literacy across the curriculum and presents regularly at state, regional and national conferences. Her books,Teaming Rocks! Collaborate in Powerful Ways to Ensure Student Success, Ten Differentiation Strategies for Building Prior Knowledge
, and Ten Differentiation Strategies for Building Common Core Literacy
have been AMLE Book Club selections. Jill’s website, http://jillspencer.net
, has links to examples of her handouts, pictures from her sessions, comments from participants, and a listing of her workshops.