2019 Celebrate Literacy Week Sessions

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Celebrate Literacy Week 2019:

Spreading Literacy, One View at a Time

Monday,  January 28th, 2019

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11:00 AM

Celebrate Literacy Week Kick-Off Session

Presenter: Simon T. Bailey, Author and Board Member of the FLVS Foundation

Please join the FLVS Literacy Team at the Kick-off Session for 2019 Celebrate Literacy Week.   We are excited to share with you the opportunity to hear from our honorary guest speaker Simon T. Bailey.  Mr. Bailey is the author of 10 inspiring books, a board member of the Florida Virtual School Foundation, and a breakthrough strategist whose life’s purpose is to teach 1 billion+ people to be fearless and create their future.  He challenges individuals to dig deep to find and release their inner brilliance.

Intended Audience:  All (FLVS Families, Students, Employees)

https://tinyurl.com/CLW-Opening-Session-2019

1:00 PM

Discovering Florida's History

Presenter: Brittany Dayes

Discover different genres of books that give you a glimpse of Florida's history from present-day dating back to the 1700s.

Intended Audience: FLVS Students, Elementary grades 3-5

https://sas.elluminate.com/site/external/launch/meeting.jnlp?sid=679&password=M.3C4551A078B64E066684DFBC5B7A37

6:30 PM

Parent Power- Helping Your Student Master Online Coursework

Presenter: Jenny Rette & Kristen Rossheim

Want to know how to help your FLVS student be successful with online learning? Join us for an FLVS Parent Success Class where we will share some simple techniques that will yield tremendous results. We welcome all MS/HS Families.

Intended Audience:  FLVS Middle School and High School Families

http://tinyurl.com/kristenrossheim

Tuesday,  January 29th, 2019

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10:00 AM

Media literacy: Movies and images and print, oh my!

Presenter: Michael Francis

Are you media literate? Come and find out as we explore techniques used in images, print, and the movies!

Intended Audience:  FLVS Students & Families

https://sas.elluminate.com/m.jnlp?sid=679&password=M.03E3EBC8C217EC2F67683770210072 

11:00 AM

Quinceañeros

Presenter: Jinnavel Fernandez & Tina Bassi

The quinceañero celebration is one of the oldest traditions of the Hispanic countries and some European countries. It celebrates the “coming of age” of a young girl. This presentation will allow you to take a glimpse into this tradition.

Intended Audience:  FLVS Students 

http://bit.ly/TheLiteracyCornerFLVS

11:30 AM

Art in Tell .....

Presenters: Sherie Johns and Katie Krull

FLVS Students will enjoy our engaging literacy activity. We will hear a wonderful story. During this interaction, we will draw a picture that relates to the text. Then, students will make -up and tell their own story, while explaining the steps to create a drawing.

Intended Audience:  FLVS Students

https://sas.elluminate.com/site/external/launch/meeting.jnlp?sid=679&password=M.F35FBF2E41FD74E136CA2B31D58815

12:00 PM

Lunch and Literacy with the Family

Presenters: Jac Glaser and Marie Messick  

In this session, we will share literacy resources for the whole family. We will also highlight literacy learning that is taking place across FLVS FT-MS and give tips and tricks for how you can support the learning with your child.

Intended Audience:  FLVS Full-time Middle School Families

http://tinyurl.com/MarieMessick

1:00 PM

The Great Debate-Science in the News

Presenters: Sarah Caughell, KJ Anderson & Kristen Rossheim

Join us in a debate-style lesson about a "Science In The News" hot topic. We promise that you will get to hear both sides of the story.

Intended Audience:  FLVS Students

http://tinyurl.com/kristenrossheim

4:30 PM

Frida & the Peacock Ring

Presenter: Amy England-Aglio

Mexican artist Frida Kahlo is remembered for her self-portraits, pain and passion, and bold, vibrant colors. She is celebrated in Mexico for her attention to Mexican and indigenous culture and by feminists for her depiction of the female experience and form. Come discover more about this amazing artist.

Intended Audience:  FLVS Students

http://bit.ly/TheLiteracyCornerFLVS

5:00 PM

The Practically Perfect World of Mary Poppins

Presenters: Lea Anne Goble, Lisa Maddox, Tracee Rankin, Melissa Palmer, Teshanna Rayner

We will be presenting on the Mary Poppins books/movies from different views - history, music, digital, literature, language and more with lots of shared opportunities for the students.

Intended Audience:  FLVS Students

http://bit.ly/1ncUcOg

6:00 PM

Advertising Viewpoints

Presenter: Kristy Parisi

Have you ever wondered how advertising viewpoints are selected? Come find some tips and tricks advertisers use.

Intended Audience:  FLVS Students

https://sas.elluminate.com/m.jnlp?password=M.905E340B5092D1D00C4DEC35ECBC40&sid=679

6:00 PM

Mofongo

Presenter: Maritza Torres-Bolam

Mofongo is a traditional dish from Puerto Rico. Come engage in this cultural experience as we cook a Mofongo recipe for our audience.

Intended Audience:  FLVS Students

https://youtu.be/bff8XjxeuDs

6:30 PM

Fortnite- Battle Your Way to Success

Presenters: Cara Hill, Mike Skocik & Kristen Rossheim

Using the hottest new trend - Fortnite, take part in this session to learn easy to implement strategies which will help you be successful in your online classes.

Intended Audience:  FLVS Students

http://tinyurl.com/kristenrossheim

6:30 PM

If You Can Read It, You Can Do It!

Presenter: Brian Pinney

What are the many things we do on a daily basis that require us to read? This session will show how reading is integrated throughout our daily routines including things like traveling, IKEA directions, and baking as some examples. Will share 3 secret family baking recipes passed down from my mom with anyone who attends.

Intended Audience: FLVS Families

https://bit.ly/2yb9HDx

Wednesday,  January 30th, 2019

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9:30 AM

I Can Read Tricky Words! Strategies Beyond Sound it Out

Presenter: Jennifer Murtha, Kathryn Menendez & Jessica Martuscelli

Sound it out is one strategy to help young readers solve tricky words. Did you know that there are many other strategies that work even better than to sound it out? Join us for a session focused on filling your toolbox with several simple strategies to help young readers tackle and solve tricky words!

Intended Audience:  FLVS Families

https://tinyurl.com/y6w7loy6

10:30 AM

Visual Art as a Bridge to Literacy

Presenter: Teri Tucciarelli and Megan Croft

Engaging students and families in literacy through the visual arts.

Intended Audience:  FLVS Families

https://sas.elluminate.com/m.jnlp?password=M.B6E3CB075F6AE13F2D0B46F6D5A610&sid=679

12:00 PM

Your Resolution: Reading & Writing each day of 2019!

Presenter: Jessica Costello

Are you looking for a new New Year’s Resolution? What if you commit to reading and writing each day? Attend & learn NEW fun strategies for Content area writing and reading!

Intended Audience:  FLVS Students

1:00 PM

Math Curse

Presenter: Marneshia Burney

Book Read Along and Math Activities

Intended Audience:  FLVS Students

https://sas.elluminate.com/m.jnlp?password=M.A602E5C3265D62AB49B0C593BEF8E8&sid=679

4:00 PM

The Benefits of Journaling

Intended Audience: Middle School and Up

Presenter: Suzan Kurdak

Journaling means different things to different people but experts agree that journaling is good for you! Learn about the many benefits of journaling and hear how the presenter turned her thoughts and writing entries into a published book.

Intended Audience: FLVS Families and Students Middle School Level and Up

https://tinyurl.com/CLW-Opening-Session-2019

5:00 PM

Art Museum Tour: Visual Literacy Strategies

Presenter: Desiree D'Alessandro

This Live Lesson hosts a virtual field trip to 3 different Florida art museums and their current exhibitions. Participants will actively collaborate on visual literacy strategies and make observations, connections, and inferences regarding various significant works of art.

Intended Audience:  FLVS Students

https://sas.elluminate.com/site/external/launch/meeting.jnlp?sid=679&password=M.82FA753D5A66813A72A7F737904DEC

Thursday,  January 31st, 2019

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10:00 AM

The Benefits of Journaling

Presenter: Suzan Kurdak

Journaling means different things to different people but experts agree that journaling is good for you! Learn about the many benefits of journaling and hear how the presenter turned her thoughts and writing entries into a published book.

Intended Audience: FLVS Families and Students Middle School Level and Up

https://tinyurl.com/CLW-Opening-Session-2019

2:00 PM

Why Blog? From Concept to Creation

Presenters: Suzan Kurdak & Marissa Draeger

This session will provide an overview of blogging as a communication tool, highlighting examples from the FLVS blog, The Virtual Voice. From concept to creation, discover how blogging helps connect and grow an online community.

Intended Audience:  FLVS Families

https://tinyurl.com/CLW-Opening-Session-2019

4:00 PM

The "Wanderful" World of Reading

Presenters: Beth Clay, Kim Cannamela

K-8 students will learn how to create their own magic of reading. Participants will engage with book excerpts, learn how to select books that keep them reading, and discover a world of various genres. Jump into this magical adventure that will be sure to unlock new and exciting worlds.

Intended Audience:  FLVS Families

http://tinyurl.com/kimcannamela

5:00 PM

Viewpoints of Literacy- Supporting Your Struggling Reader

Presenters: Thania Oller, Jennifer Sanchez, Kristen Rossheim

Is your child struggling with reading? Would you like some tips on supporting your child’s reading mastery? This session will provide parents with helpful tips for supporting students with reading tasks. Get useful resources to make reading a joyful experience.

Intended Audience:  FLVS Families

https://tinyurl.com/CLW-Opening-Session-2019

6:00 PM

Poetry Corner

Presenter: Brandon Joyce

Poetry incorporating the themes of French, Chinese, and Science

Intended Audience:  FLVS Families

https://sas.elluminate.com/m.jnlp?sid=679&password=M.2B005F9792A850D9F8FC01BFEEAFAE

6:00 PM

The Love/Hate Relationship of Turning Books into Movies

Presenters: Rebecca Van Nuys and Patricia DeBellis

We will discuss why books are typically better than the movie, what gets lost when something is taken from the page to the silver screen and allow students to share about similarities/differences between the book and its movie version.

Intended Audience:  FLVS Students

http://bit.ly/mrsvannuys

7:00 PM

Bullfighting - Corrida de Toros

Presenters: Tina Bassi & Linda Brekke

Bullfighting is an iconic tradition in Spain and one of the defining cultural characteristics of this nation. Hated by some and adored by others, bullfighting is straddling the boundaries between art and bloodshed. Spanish bullfighting was first brought to the attention of the Western world in Ernest Hemingway's novel "A Sun Also Rises." It remains a curious attraction for many travelers in Spain.

Intended Audience:  FLVS Students

http://bit.ly/TheLiteracyCornerFLVS

Friday, February 1st, 2019

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10:00 AM

Wonder is Wonderful!

Presenters: Cheri Gallman and Cindy Harrison

Compare and contrast your movie experience to the experience of reading the written version of the novel Wonder.

Intended Audience:  FLVS Students

www.tinyurl.com/languagearts1

11:00 AM

World Read-Aloud Day

Presenters: LLT Special Events Team

February 1st is World Read Aloud Day! Come enjoy some of our teacher’s favorite read-aloud-books.

Intended Audience:  FLVS Students

http://bit.ly/TheLiteracyCornerFLVS

12:45 PM 

The Adventures of Don Quijote: Memes

Presenter: Nadja Atkinson

How would Cervantes have used memes in Don Quijote? Come check out the connection between literacy and memes!

Intended Audience:  FLVS Students

https://zoom.us/j/321641122

4:00 PM

All About MAD

Goals

Presenter: Idania English, Marc Anthony Ronco

Ever wonder how to turn your dreams into reality? Come check out how to set your MAD goals for the year!

Intended Audience:  FLVS Students

http://tinyurl.com/mawilivelessonstudentlink  

4:00 PM

Poetry Slam

Presenter: Jennifer Jabo

Do you enjoy writing poetry and/or being inspired by the creativity of your peers? Please join the National English Honor Society for this hour-long event to celebrate the art of poetry.


https://tinyurl.com/PoetrySlam2019