Reading the City Institutes
Annual, leadership-level trainings in
Santa Fe or New Orleans.


Content-Area Reading and Writing

Introduction to Inquiry Circles: Comprehension and Collaboration Across The Curriculum

Best Practice and The Common Core: Bringing Standards to Life in The Classroom

Literature Circles 2.0: New Structures for Student-Led Reading Discussions

Teaching the Social Skills of Classroom Collaboration: Practical Steps to Friendliness, Support and Responsibility

Student-Led Discussion and Debate

Text and Lessons for Fiction and Nonfiction: Finding and Creating Engaging Materials for Key Curricular Topics

Teaching with Images: Lessons in Viewing Comprehension

Classroom Demonstration Lessons.

Other services may be designed with clients.


To see a video of Smokey leading a teacher workshop, click here


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