Minneapolis, MN, March 03, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- Capstone, the leading publisher of children’s books in the U.S. education market, announces the launch of a new professional development program for elementary and middle school educators. Presented by a cadre of nationally known speakers with more than 20 years of product experience, Capstone’s professional development program incorporates best practices with research-based products on a range of dynamic topics, including:
· Differentiated instruction for grades K-5
· Literacy strategies for English Learners
· Response to Intervention
· Boys Read
· Using nonfiction to entice struggling readers
· Using fiction and nonfiction to entice struggling readers
· Graphic novels in the classroom
· Building classroom libraries
· Technology in the classroom
Capstone’s program will offer educators flexible options, such as onsite or online sessions, as well as customized education curriculum to target their specific needs. Attendees will leave with takeaways on the session’s content, project ideas, recommended reading lists, and tactics to implement their new knowledge in their classroom.
“Professional development is the best investment a school can make, and we’re thrilled to offer this kind of opportunity to educators,” said Maryellen Gregoire, Capstone Director of Professional Development. “Our sessions will help educators expand on their abilities and offer insight on the many approaches to creating a stimulating learning environment for their students.”
For more information on Capstone’s professional development, call 888-728-1266 or visit www.capstonepub.com/content/TEACHER_PRODEVELOPMENT.