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Thursday
8:00-8:15 Welcome from Dr. Lancaster in PAC
8:15-8:30 Mary Patin Introduction in PAC
8:30-9:30 Dr. Robert Dillon Keynote in PAC
9:40-10:40 Breakout Session #1
10:50-11:50 Breakout Session #2
11:50-1:25 Lunch on your own
1:30-2:30 Breakout Session #3
2:45-3:45 Breakout Session #4

Friday 
8:30-9:30 Breakout Session #5
9:40-10:40 Breakout Session #6
10:50-11:50 Breakout Session #7
11:50-1:25 Lunch on your own
1:30-2:50 Campus Reflective Conversations with Principals
3:00-3:30 Mary Patin Closing Session in PAC 

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Thursday, February 16 • 9:40am - 10:40am
Using Sentence Templates to Block Blunders and Galvanize Great Writing LIMITED

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Limited Capacity seats available

This is not a session just for English teachers! We pledge to explain and show sentence starter template examples that can help students in social studies, science, and any subject in which you ask students to write and think. We have found this strategy to be an easy-to-roll-out and amazing tool that can help both high-level and struggling students think critically in ways they might not otherwise. We will also share how employing this strategy can serve as a scaffold to steer students away from repeated (and frustrating) errors that inhibit progress. 

Speakers
avatar for Janice Bech

Janice Bech

T-HS ENGLISH, Lake Travis High School
Though a native Oregonian, I began my educational career teaching elementary school with Teach for America in North Carolina. I took a break from the classroom and attended USC's Graduate Film School Screenwriting program in Los Angeles, but then landed in Texas and taught middle... Read More →
avatar for Aaron Wedemeyer

Aaron Wedemeyer

T-HS ENGLISH, Lake Travis High School
I'm currently reveling in my 14th year at LTHS as a teacher of English 3 AP and OnRamps Rhetoric and as an unofficial coordinator of staff social gatherings.


Thursday February 16, 2017 9:40am - 10:40am CST
Classroom M117