Sheryl Turner made a presentation at the Regional Educational Laboratory Southwest Symposium held in St. Francisville, Louisiana on December 10, 2015. According to the Bridge Event Agenda,
“This free all-day symposium sets the stage for bridging research, policy, and practice in early childhood education. Through discussions and hands-on activities, participants will build their knowledge of early childhood trends, policy issues, and instructional strategies, with a focus on early literacy and mathematics. In addition, participants will tour a high-quality early learning program at Bains Lower Elementary School in West Feliciana Parish School District, the state’s top-ranked district in kindergarten readiness.”
Sheryl’s presentation, “Differentiated Strategies to Improve Early Literacy Learning,” provided educators with information on ways to differentiate literacy instruction for students in pre-K through second grade. She also provided information on tools that can support differentiation of instruction and student independent practice.
Sheryl shared the following tools during her presentation:
The symposium was also featured in this article from the Baton Rouge, Louisiana newspaper The Advocate.