High Achiever Topics from HAPPY Reading

(Home Advantage with Parents as Partners for Youth)

Workshop 1- What Makes a High Achiever?
(for parents and care providers of school-aged children)

Workshop 2-It’s Never Too Early
(for parents and care providers of children birth to kindergarten)

Workshop 3-Success is Elementary
(for parents and care providers of children pre-school through elementary)

Workshop 4-The Reading Rebel
(for parents and care providers of children pre-school through high school)

Workshop 5- Routines are Not Routine
(for parents and care providers of children birth through high school)

Workshop 6-Cooking Up Success
(for parents and care providers of children birth through high school)

Workshop 7-Finding Treasure in the City: Using What You Have to Get What You Want
(for parents and care providers of children birth through high school)

Workshop 8-Unlocking Your Child’s Potential
(for parents and care providers of school-aged children)

Workshop 9-Making Friends with Television
(for parents and care providers of school-aged children)

Workshop 10-Go Outside and Play
(for parents and care providers of school-aged children)

Workshop 11-Can’t Watch ‘Em Every Minute: Keeping Your Child Safe in a More Complex World
(for parents and care providers of school-aged children)

Workshop 12-The Hip Grandparents’ Guide to Parenting (Again!)
(for grandparents who are care providers for children birth through high school)

Workshop 13-You Look Like Sisters! Support for Very Young Parents of Young Children
(for parents and care providers of children birth through middle school)

Workshop 14-Divas and Defensive Ends: Guiding My Child to the Right Career
(for parents and care providers of children middle through high school)

Workshop 15-Don’t Mind the Hype: Getting Past Name Brands
(for parents and care providers of children middle through high school)

Workshop 16-Street Stories: Inspiration for Families in Urban Communities
(for all families)

Workshop 17-The Carson Effect
(for parents and care providers of school-aged children)

Workshop 18-An Evening of “I Can”/A Morning of/An Afternoon of…
(for all families)

Workshop 19-He Loves Sports But Not Books: From Hook Shot to Book Shot
(for parents and care providers of school-aged children)

Workshop 20- Discipline that Works: Baby to Preschool

Workshop 21- Discipline that Works: Elementary

Workshop 22- Discipline that Works: Middle

Workshop 23- Discipline that Works: High

Workshop 24- The Got-It-Together Home: Organizing a Busy Household

Workshop 25- The Got-It-Together Parent: With Kids of All Ages

Workshop 26- The Got-It-Together Student: Elementary

Workshop 27- The Got-It-Together Student: Middle

Workshop 28- The Got-It-Together Student: High

Workshop 29- Right Books-Right Kid: Infant and Toddler

Workshop 30- Right Books-Right Kid: Preschool

Workshop 31- Right Books-Right Kid: Elementary

Workshop 32- Right Books-Right Kid: Middle

Workshop 33- Right Books-Right Kid: High

Workshop 34- Bridging the Gap: Pre-school to Elementary

Workshop 35- Bridging the Gap: Elementary to Middle

Workshop 36- Bridging the Gap: Middle to High

Workshop 37- My Child is Emotional
-Literacy support for parents and care providers of children of all ages who are sensitive, defiant, sad, angry, or confused

Workshop 38- My Child is a High Achiever
-Literacy support for parents and care providers of a gifted or high-achieving child of any age

Workshop 39- We Have a Special Needs Family
-Literacy support for parents and care providers with at least one special needs child

Workshop 40- I Don’t Have Time for a Workshop
-How to create the time to develop literacy skills and strengthen family relationships when you are always pressed for time

Workshop 41-Books and Bullying
-Books for all ages related to dealing with bullying

Workshop 42-Books and Peer Pressure
-Books for all ages related to dealing with peer pressure and feeling accepted

Workshop 43-Books and Building Resiliency
-Books for all ages related to rebounding from difficulties and being persistent

Workshop 44-Books and Aiming High
-Books for all ages related to high achievement and fulfillment regardless of circumstances

Workshop 45-Encouraging the Writer: Preschool-K

Workshop 46-Encouraging the Writer: 1st-2nd Grade

Workshop 47-Encouraging the Writer: 3rd -5th

Workshop 48-Encouraging the Writer: Middle

Workshop 49-Encouraging the Writer: High

Workshop 50-Communicating in a Whole, New World

Educated Educator Workshops

Topic 1: Differentiating in a Diverse Classroom
How do I meet the needs of learners with vastly different levels of academic skill and home support?

Workshop 1: Pre-School
Workshop 2: Elementary
Workshop 3: Middle
Workshop 4: High

Topic 2: Effective Parent Outreach
What are the best approaches for inspiring parents to be involved within the structure of my school day?

Workshop 5: Pre-School
Workshop 6: Elementary
Workshop 7: Middle
Workshop 8: High

Topic 3: Motivating Readers
How do I get my students to buy in to reading, especially if they don’t have reading modeled at home?


Workshop 9: Pre-School
Workshop 10: Elementary
Workshop 11: Middle
Workshop 12: High

Topic 4: Learning is More Than the Test
What can an educator do to balance the requirements for successful testing performance with the need to give students a well-rounded, enjoyable education?

Workshop 13: Pre-School
Workshop 14: Elementary
Workshop 15: Middle
Workshop 16: High

Topic 5: I Heard That!
What strategies are best to help my students with phonological awareness and phonics? What approaches get young readers to fluency fast?

Workshop 17: Preschool
Workshop 18: Elementary

Topic 6: Now I Understand!
What ingredients are essential for comprehension to take place? How can I make sure students are getting all that they need?

Workshop 19: Elementary and Middle
Workshop 20: High School

Topic 7: It’s All in the Flow
What are the best strategies for improving fluency when reading is choppy and poorly understood?

Workshop 21: K-3
Workshop 22: Grades 4 and up

Topic 8: The Write Way
How can we integrate writing across content areas? How do we write for better comprehension and how do we awaken the writer in every learner?

Workshop 23: Preschool
Workshop 24: Elementary
Workshop 25: Middle
Workshop 26: High

Topic 9: Such Language!
What are the most effective ways to teach vocabulary? How do we help students with limited vocabulary exposure? How do we encourage more color in writing?

Workshop 27: Preschool
Workshop 28: Elementary
Workshop 29: Middle
Workshop 30: High

Topic 10: Home Run Books
What are some of the best books to get kids hooked on reading? What’s new and what are classics that are consistently loved?

Workshop 31: Preschool
Workshop 32: Preschool-Second Grade
Workshop 33: Third Grade-Fifth Grade
Workshop 34: Middle
Workshop 35: High
Workshop 36: All Ages By Genre

Topic 11: There’s a Book for That!
How do I find the right children’s book to teach across content areas?

Workshop 37: Preschool
Workshop 38: Preschool-Second Grade
Workshop 39: Third Grade-Fifth Grade
Workshop 40: Middle and High

Topic 12: My Friend, Data
How can data inform and help guide my differentiated instruction so that my students achieve at higher levels?

Workshop 41: Preschool
Workshop 42: Elementary
Workshop 43: Middle
Workshop 44: High

Topic 13: The First Names of Reading
How can educators sort out the many different types of reading? From pretend reading to leveled book reading to performance reading, what’s what and how does best practice look?

Workshop 45: Preschool-Elementary
Workshop 46: Middle and High

Topic 14: Meet Word Study
What is the difference between word study and traditional spelling instruction? How might my students benefit from using this developmental approach to reading and how can I make an informed and confident start?

Workshop 47: Preschool-2nd Grade
Workshop 48: 3rd Grade and Up

Topic 15: Best Practices for Literacy and Life-long Learning

Workshop 49: Alternative and Detention Settings
Workshop 50: Adult Learning Settings

For complete workshop descriptions, pricing and scheduling, write to us at: lovebooks@happyreading.org