St. Louis, MO Three-Day Intensive – March 27-29, 2017

Ben Slavic.pngStudent-Centered CI without Stress!

Ladue Fifth Grade Center
10900 Ladue Road

Monday, Tuesday, an Wednesday, March 27-29, 2017
9:00 AM to 5:30 PM

We look forward to supporting you in advancing your Comprehensible Input practice at this intensive three-day workshop!

Learn through Demonstration and Participation:

How to use Story Listening to engage students and provide a training ground in comprehensibility for your CI skills.
How to create compelling characters as a class starting with one word (One Word Images)
How to tell short, engaging stories based on students’ characters – using a simple storytelling framework
How to stay in bounds and make yourself comprehensible to your students, using visual aids, intonation, facial expression, body language, student actors, gestures, TPR, and pacing.
How to create class texts based on the students’ characters and stories, to provide follow-up literacy work.
How to use class-created texts (or other texts such as novels) to provide massive input through 21 Reading Options.

The cost per participant is $550  CLICK HERE TO PAY VIA PAYPAL.  This includes light breakfasts and lunches, and Ben’s book The Big CI Book.
If you want to bring your own coffee, breakfasts, and lunches, the cost is $450.  Please write to Tina at tinahargaden, which is a address, to request the “bring your own lunch” option.  However, please do plan on staying with us at lunchtime as this is a valuable time of processing and reflection.

Registration is limited to 24 people.  PLEASE CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

Portland State University graduate credit is available as one or two follow-up courses.  Registration deadline for the follow-up course is May 1 for Spring term and July 1 for Summer term, and assignments are due on June 5 for Spring term or September 5 for Summer term.  You will register for the PSU credits on-site at the workshop.
Credits cost $280 for three graduate quarter credits and generally can only be used towards licensure and salary advancement, not a master’s degree.

Please email workshops (at) benslavic (dot) com if you need to brainstorm ways to approach your school or district to fund your participation.  We are committed to helping YOU attend and GROW!