Professional Development

Naomi specializes in professional learning opportunities for K-12 educators on the following topics:

  • Literacy & Language Pedagogy

  • Children’s and Young Adult Literature

  • Culturally Diverse Literature

  • Disciplinary Literacy

  • Content Area Literacy

  • Lesson Design

  • Assessment

  • Women’s History (through Better Days 2020)

Sample workshops and trainings include:

  • Developing Teacher Language Awareness for Content Area Classrooms

  • Meeting the Language Demands of English Language Learners through Reading in the Content Areas

  • How to Select and Use Quality Culturally Diverse Texts

  • Primary Source Document Analysis

  • Informational Text: Defining It, Selecting It, & Teaching It

  • Utilizing In-Depth Vocabulary Instruction

  • Making Disciplinary Reading Processes Transparent through Think-alouds