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2009-10 Calendar of Events posted June 22, 2009

Posted by lindnerm in Uncategorized.

The Calendar of Events page has been updated with the 2009-2010 events.

Standards & Testing: The Latest News from the NY State Education Department

Anne Schiano, Assistant Director, Office of Curriculum, Instruction, and Instructional Technology & Erik Sweet, Associate in the English Language Arts

Tuesday, October 13th, 2009
Campus Center at Sage Albany Campus

Speakers from the NY State Education Department will share with us the current news about state testing and standards as well as answer your questions.

Best Books of 2009
Panelists will include expert teacher Dr. Sherry Guice, author Matthew McElligott, Book House expert Susan Taylor, and NYSRA Charlotte Award committee members

Wednesday, December 2, 2009
Book House of Stuyvesant Plaza, Albany

Join local readers to hear about the best books of 2009 for both children and adults.  Enjoy tea and browse books as we celebrate another year of great reading.

Writing Instruction that Improves Reading Comprehension
Dr. Irene Rosenthal

Wednesday, January 6, 2010
The College of St. Rose, Thelma P. Lally School of Education

Research reveals that good writing instruction has a positive effect on reading comprehension.  Come and learn more about writing lessons that help students become more strategic readers.

NYSRA Annual Conference
On Track with Literacy

March 7-9, 2010
Saratoga Springs

See the New York State Reading Association website for more information on the annual conference.

Teaching to the Male and Female Brain
Tracy Morrell

Thursday, March 25, 2010
The College of St. Rose, Student Center, Standish Room #3

We are aware of the differences between males and females and there is research to prove that we physically develop differently.  So why is it that we teach to both genders the same?  Come a discover the differences in our students and how to teach to their strengths.


1. Patti - February 9, 2010

I would like to attend “Teaching to the Male and Female Brain.” Do I need to register for this. Thanks.

lizyanoff - February 10, 2010

You don’t need to register. When you come, we will ask that you sign in. Meetings are free for members and $10 for guests. Thank you for your interest in ACARC.

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