On August 8-9, 2021, The Windward Institute will sponsor End Book Deserts, the first national conference to call attention to the geographical areas where reading materials are difficult to obtain, also known as book deserts.
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On June 29, 2021, The Windward Institute hosted, "Unsiloing Science: Connecting Schools and Literacy Researchers," a panel conversation with experts Akeela Azcuy, Ph.D., Manhattan Literacy Academy; Claudia Koochek, Head of Westmark School; Ben Powers, D.B.A., Head of Southport School; and Jamie Williamson, Ed.S., Head of The Windward School and Director of The Windward Institute.
On May 26, 2021, The Windward Institute hosted a research roundtable, Advancing Translational Science in the Classroom. In a conversation moderated by Jamie Williamson, EdS, Head of The Windward School and Director of The Windward Institute, education experts Nadine Gaab, PhD, Yaacov Petscher, PhD, Emily Solari, PhD, and Nicole Patton Terry, PhD, outlined a framework for advancing translational science in research and school settings.
On May 27, 2021, at 12:30 p.m. ET, Windward alumni parent, current Board of Trustees member of The Windward School, and Co-Founder of Intelexia, a company that develops teacher training in Argentina and implements the Aprendo Leyendo reading program to over 10,000 Spanish-speaking children, Magdalena Zavalía Miguens, will welcome experts from the World Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank, as well as renowned universities, to exchange their views on post-COVID literacy in Latin America. Ms. Zavalía is also a member of the roundtable hosting organization and Windward partner, Haskins Global Literacy Hub. The roundtable, “Alfabetización post Covid en América Latina,” is free to attend, join live webinar here.
Meet Keri Levine, MS, Instructor of the Multisensory Reading Practicum: Using the PAF Program.
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