Reading in the Wild
About the Course
Do you want your students to become lifelong readers? Donalyn Miller shares her expertise of creating lifelong readers and provides teachers with strategies for “wild” reading. You will walk away from this book study with applicable ideas, resources, and a plan of making lifelong readers! This course is a follow-up and companion to Miller’s first book- The Book Whisperer- Awakening the Inner Reader in Every Child.
Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:
- Identify characteristics of lifelong reading habits.
- Establish a routine for implementing reading conferences and tracking student progress.
- Identify resources that will work with your grade level and classroom.
- Create a plan for implementation of concepts in your classroom.
Jeremiah Moore is a second grade teacher at Platte Valley Elementary who teaches students in language arts, mathematics, science and social studies. Jeremiah has been in the classroom for seven years and has come to realize that all educators have something to offer each other. Jeremiah knows well-developed professional development is something that is evidence-based and easily applicable in the classroom. Jeremiah knows education is the foundation of society, and the job of educators is to influence generations. Jeremiah has presented at the Colorado Council of the International Reading Association (CCIRA) Conference for two years on developing and sustaining an affective reading workshop model.
Jeremiah holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies (Elementary Teaching) and a Master of Arts Degree in Literacy, both from the University of Northern Colorado.