24th Annual Summer Literacy Institute: K-8/K-12 The Premier Literacy Symposium in the Midwest OPENING MINDS, OPENING HEARTS July 14-17, 2014 8:30 a.m.–3:15 p.m. (Lunch included) Saint Paul campus Take a professional vacation at Hamline's Summer Literacy Institute! For 4 extraordinary days, learn with your peers and some of the finest educators in the country. See 2014 Agenda Here!! Featured Presenters Don’t miss featured presenters Peter Johnston, Frank Serafini, Jennifer Serravallo, and Steven Layne during this extraordinary week. Learn more » Monday: Peter Johnston - Author of Choice Words, Opening Minds: Using Language to Change Lives and RTI in Literacy. Morning Session: Opening Minds and HeartsAfternoon Session: Developing Persistent, Strategic, Literacy Learners Tuesday: Frank Serafini - Author of The Reading Workshop, Reading the Visual: Strategies for Interpreting Multimodal Texts, and many non-fiction nature books for children. Description of Frank Serafini's presentations. Morning Session: Reading Workshop 2.0: Teaching Reading in the Digital AgeAfternoon Session: Exploring Picture Books from Two Perspectives: Author/Illustrator and Children's Literature Professor Wednesday: Jennifer Serravallo - Teacher's College Reading and Writing Project, author of Literacy Teacher's Playbook, Conferring with Readers, and Teaching Reading in Small Groups. Morning Session: When Texts Get Complex: Assessment, Goal-Setting, and Getting to the Next LevelAfternoon Session: Teaching Reading in Small Groups Thursday: Steven Layne - Author of Igniting the Passion for Reading and frequent speaker for literacy educators across the world. Morning Session: Confessions of a Reading ArsonistAfternoon Session: Successful Strategies for Building Lifetime Readers: Great Ideas You Can Put in Place Tomorrow! New this year! Stranded session themes include: reading and writing, content area strategies, educational equity, 21st-century learning, children's literature, research. Expansion from K-6 to K-8 sessions on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. Partnership with the Minnesota Reading Association on Thursday to include a K-12 audience. Rates $495 Regular conference $150 Two graduate credits If space remains, one-day registrations may be accepted at $150 per day. Registration Registration is now open! Complete registration form and return to: By fax to 651-523-2585 By mail to Hamline University, Graduate Registration MS-A1750, 1536 Hewitt Ave, St. Paul, MN 55104-1248 In person to Student Administrative Services, East Hall Room 113 By Email as a pdf to firstname.lastname@example.org One-Day Registration One-day registrations are now being accepted. Register and pay for Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday. Payment must be made at the time of registration. Registration and payment for Thursday must be made through our partner, the Minnesota Reading Association, on their website. Click on this link to the Minnesota Reading Association.