Kate Roberts: DIY Literacy: Teaching Tools for Differentiation, Rigor, and Independence

Questions? Please contact Amy Ruppert, Program Assistant, at 920.236.0562

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Registration Closed.
Agency: CESA 6
Agency Contact: Di Bushkie
Agency Assistant: Amy Ruppert 920-236-0562
Location: Oshkosh Convention Center
2 N. Main Street
Oshkosh, WI 54901
Facility: Paul L. Conference Room
6/28/2018 08:30 AM - 03:00 PM

DIY Literacy: Teaching Tools for Differentiation, Rigor, and Independence
Presented by Kate Roberts. 

Kate will show us how to make visual teaching tools and to use our teaching smarts to get the most from those tools. Maximize your instructional know-how by using the tools to: make reading and writing strategies stick; motivate students to reach for their next learning goal; and, differentiate instruction simply and quickly. Kate will offer experience-honed advice for using the tools for assessment, small-group instruction, conferring, setting learning goals, and, most important, helping students think strategically to become DIY learners.

DATE:  Thurs., June 28, 2018

TIME:   8:30 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.

LOCATION:  Oshkosh Convention Center
                     2 N. Main Street, Oshkosh, WI 54901

COST:  $225 per person

  • Early Bird:   Register before May 31, 2018 and receive a $25 discount


  • Team Rate:  $25 discount per person if at least 3 or more participants register from the same school / district / organization.                                                                           (Discount code = TEAM)

LODGING: Best Western Premier Waterfront Hotel
                   1 N. Main Street, Oshkosh, WI 54901

                   (920) 230-1900
                   CESA 6 block rate = $92 per evening, plus tax. Ends on June 6, 2018.

PLEASE BRING:  A sketchbook and markers to use during the workshop.

Kate Roberts offers concrete solutions to tough situations and strong curricular, pedagogical and personal support of teachers and students. She taught elementary thru high school in Brooklyn, NY, focusing on strategy-based literacy instruction, literacy across the content areas, and differentiated teaching methods. Kate worked as a literacy coach before joining the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project. She is co-author of Falling in Love with Close Reading and of DIY Literacy: Teaching Tools for Differentiation, Rigor, and Independence.


TUES., JUNE 26th:  Jan Burkins and Kim Yaris will present, Who's Doing the Work?: How To Say Less so Readers Can Do More

WED., JUNE 27th:  Dr. Gravity Goldberg will present, Mindsets and Moves: Strategies That Help Readers Take Charge



Amy Ruppert, Program Assistant
(920) 236-0562


CESA 6 makes every effort to accommodate basic dietary needs such as vegetarian, gluten free and basic food allergies. Because of the number of meals served and the number of items used each day, along with food product changes from our food vendors, we cannot guarantee that every allergen in the food served will be identified and labeled. Guests concerned with food allergies must be aware of this risk. CESA 6 does not assume liability for adverse reactions to food consumed or items one may come into contact with while eating at a CESA 6 event. To better serve our guests with dietary restrictions or allergies, please go into your myQuickReg account and update the special accommodations section. Notice of a special dietary need must be made in advance of the event.

Cancellation Policy:

Any registration cancellation must be received at least 8 business days before event in order for a full conference fee refund to be issued (full refunds do not include service fees. Service fees are nonrefundable).Registration cancellations received 1-7 business days before an event, a refund, minus $50 for each participant, will be issued. Persons who are registered, but not in attendance on the day of the session ("no call, no show") will be charged the full registration fee. CESA 6 reserves the right to cancel any session due to insufficient enrollment. Participants will be notified by email if a cancellation occurs.

Note: Cancellation policies are subject to change based on event.