Self-Regulation and the Struggling Adolescent Reader
Friday, June 20
second floor atrium
122 S. Michigan Ave.
Katherine McKnight and Richard M. Cash will demonstrate and provide examples of how adolescent reading improvement can occur when a self-regulatory model is paired with strategic reading instruction that fosters self-efficacy and independence. Specific case studies from high-poverty contexts that include rural and urban school settings will be featured in this presentation.
Katherine McKnight is an author, educator and consultant. Her career in education began as a high school English teacher in the Chicago Public School system more than 20 years ago. Today, she serves as a professor of secondary education at National Louis University. She is passionate about creating curricula that engage all students in the regular education classroom.
Richard M. Cash has worked in the field of education for more than 25 years. His range of experience includes teaching at the elementary and middle school levels as well as the college level, and more recently serving as Director of Gifted Programs for Bloomington Public Schools in Minnesota.