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Workshop SectionTeaching Grammar in Context ~ June 14, 2021 (5 days)
RegistrationClick here to register for this section.
DepartmentESU 10 - T&L
Primary ContactSarah Essay
Facilitator(s)Theresa Ritta-Olson
DescriptionThe workshop focuses on making grammar in context accessible by focusing on students’ natural ability to examine the complex language in their lives instead of relying on traditional drill-and-kill worksheets.
Course Objectives:

  • Examine the ineffectiveness of traditional grammar teaching methods
  • Explore language use in the real world and its impact on the recipient
  • Analyze the dynamics of grammar and language in relation to power, especially related to Standard American English
  • Understand students’ natural ability to use and manipulate language
  • Explore how grammar concepts can be organized to fit into current classroom units of study, including text-based, writing-based, and reality-based models of grammar instruction
  • Address how teachers can offer more effective feedback to students’ writing in relation to grammar usage
  • Make accessible common rules of grammar and how they relate to the classroom
Cost of the course includes a copy of the required materials. 
LocationESU 10 Kearney NE - Conference Rooms E & F - South Wing (click here for building map)
StatusThis section is currently open.
21 Registered
10 Minimum; 25 Maximum
Section Date(s)
DateStart TimeStop Time
June 14, 20219:00 AM 4:00 PM
June 15, 20219:00 AM 4:00 PM
June 16, 20219:00 AM 4:00 PM
June 17, 20219:00 AM 4:00 PM
June 18, 20219:00 AM 4:00 PM

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AudienceELA teachers, ELD (EL, ESL, ELL) Teachers
Pricing Information
 Who     Registration Fee     Default Price 
 ESU 10 Title II-A & Title III Member Schools      $75.00  No 
 Other ESU 10 Schools      $140.00  No 
 Outside of ESU 10      $190.00  No 

Materials RequiredMore Grammar to Get Things Done by Daniel Crovitz (inlcuded in cost of course)
Materials Fee$0.00
 Grant     Start Date     Stop Date 
  Title II-A 2019-2020       October 01, 2019      September 30, 2020 
  Title III - EL (English Learners) 19-20       October 01, 2019      September 30, 2020 

Remote AttendanceThis section is available to attend both on-site and remotely.
LunchYes, lunch is provided.
College CreditYes, this section can be taken for college credit.
AQuESTT tenet - Educator Effectiveness
CommentsTo register for College Credit fill out this form online:
You will not be able to pay for the course until after the first day, but you can register any time. 

Note:  Subject to change based on available funds.
ESU 10 Title IIA Consortium members are eligible for contracted services pay during the summer. By attending all 5 days, consortium members may earn $625. 
Title II-A Consortium members can earn a maximum of $625 in the summer. 
ESU 10 Title III Consortium members are eligible for contracted services pay for attending all 5 days for this course. Title III Consortium members may earn $625. 

Note: Contracted services pay is limited to the first 10 Title III consortium members to sign up  and Subject to change based on available funds 

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