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2016 Foxborough Summer Institute has ended

FOXBOROUGH PUBLIC SCHOOLS CORDIALLY INVITES YOU TO ATTEND 

OUR 2-DAY SUMMER INSTITUTE

TUESDAY, JUNE 28 & WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29

Foxborough teachers cost:            

  • $35 for 1 day
  • $50 for 2 days

 

Outside Districts Cost:

  • $100 for 1 day
  • $150 for 2 days

 

Checks/Purchase orders should be made out to Foxborough Public Schools and mailed to FPS Summer Institute, 60 South Street, Foxborough, MA 02035. For questions please contact Amy Berdos, Assistant Superintendent at 508-543-1675.

When registering be sure to schedule your choice of one (1) Keynote for each day that you are attending, three (3) breakout sessions for each day, and your choice of sandwich for lunch!

 

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Dr. Nancy Boyles

Southern Connecticut State University
Professor Emerita

Dr. Nancy Boyles was a classroom teacher for many years and is now Professor Emerita at Southern Connecticut State University where she was Professor of Reading and Graduate Reading Program Coordinator. She currently consults with districts and other organizations and agencies, providing workshops, modeling best practices in classrooms, and assisting with curriculum development. Workshop topics include Close Reading, Small Group Differentiated Instruction, Rigorous Assessment, and Depth of Knowledge

 

Nancy is the author of three books on close reading:

  • Closer Reading, Grades 3-6: Better Prep, Smarter Lessons, Deeper Comprehension (Corwin 2014)
  • Lessons and Units for Closer Reading, Grades 3-6 (Corwin 2015)
  • Lessons and Units for Closer Reading, K-2  (Corwin, 2016)

 

Nancy has also written six other books related to comprehension:

  • Teaching Written Response to Text
  • Constructing Meaning through Kid-Friendly Comprehension Strategy Instruction
  • Hands-On Literacy Coaching
  • That’s a GREAT Answer: 
  • Launching RTI Comprehension Instruction with Shared Reading
  • Rethinking Small Group Instruction in the Intermediate Grades