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Summer Literacy Institute

Longwood Summer Literacy Institute

11th Annual Longwood University
Summer Literacy Institute

Inquiry to Make Connections

July 17-18, 2014

Doug Buehl

Doug Buehl is a teacher, author, and national literacy consultant. He is the author of the national bestseller Classroom Strategies for Interactive Learning, 4th Edition, 2014, and Developing Readers in the Academic Disciplines, 2011. He is co-author of Reading and the High School Student: Strategies to Enhance Literacy, 2nd Edition, 2007; and Strategies to Enhance Literacy and Learning in Middle School Content Area Classrooms, 3rd Edition, 2007.

Thursday Evening Banquet Featuring
Henry Cole

Henry Cole is author of Unspoken: A Story from the Underground Railroad (an ALA Notable Book for 2013 and New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Book for 2012), A Nest for CelesteTrudy, and The Littlest Evergreen. He’s also illustrator of over 80 books for such authors as Pamela Duncan Edwards, Kim Norman, Lester Laminack, Sue Corbett, and others.
Friday Author Panel Featuring
L.M. Elliott, Meg Medina,
A. B. Westrick, Jason Wright


Sponsored by the Literacy and Culture & School Library Media Programs
College of Education
and Human Services
College of Graduate
and Professional Studies


SLI Registration is open!

Participants, presenters, and vendors should CLICK HERE to register. 

For more information about authors, speakers, concurrent sessions, housing, the graduate course taught in conjunction with the Institute, etc., visit Summer Literacy Institute 2014



Registration will include the following:

  • Thursday morning workshop with Doug Buehl
  • Thursday evening banquet with Henry Cole
  • Friday morning panel of regional authors
  • Thursday and Friday concurrent sessions
  • Breakfast and lunch Thursday and Friday, and
  • With early-bird registration, the Thursday evening banquet.

Concurrent sessions on topics such as the following:

  • Inquiry as a Lens for Literacy Coaching
  • The Real Deal with Nonfiction
  • Did Socrates Get it Wrong? Making Connections through Student Questioning
  • Advanced Web Searching
  • Henry Cole’s Unspoken: Lessons
  • Genre Units to Teach Reading & Writing



Dr. Audrey Church

Frances Reeve

Concurrent Sessions:
Dr. Karla Collins

Author Panel:
Dr. Wendy Snow

Dr. Gretchen Braun

Freddie Adcock

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