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Tuesday, February 2 • 5:00pm - 6:30pm
2 - Keynote: Developing & Extending: Executive Function Skills for Success in Literacy

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There is currently much ado about the topic of executive function (EF) skills and rightly so. EF skills are the set of mental tools that we use for learning, working, and managing life. Difficulty with EF skills often impacts reading and writing development, so knowing about EF skills is pertinent to the work of literacy teachers across settings. We define the set of EF skills and examine how such skills are developed both inside the Reading Recovery and Literacy Lessons framework and outside in classroom settings.

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Jeff Williams

Reading Recovery Teacher Leader & K-12 Literacy Teacher Leader, Solon City Schools
Jeff Williams, an Ohio literacy educator for more than 30 years, is the Reading Recovery Teacher Leader and K-12 Literacy Coach for Solon Schools. Jeff was RRCNA President in 2018 and has served on the Board of Directors from 2013 to present. He is a regular speaker at international... Read More →

Tuesday February 2, 2021 5:00pm - 6:30pm EST