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Welcome to the 2019 High AIMS Summer Institute! 

High AIMS is a consortium of 30 public school districts in southwest Ohio. Fairfield City Schools will serve as this year’s host to 2,000+ educators for our 6th annual Summer Institute. We will offer two nationally acclaimed keynote speakers and 250 breakout sessions as teachers and administrators immerse themselves in dynamic and inspiring professional learning.

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                                          August 1-2, 2019                                                                                            Held at Fairfield High School
                                          8:30 am - 4:00 pm                                                                                           8800 Holden Blvd.
                                                                                                                                                                   Fairfield, OH 45014


Keynotes:        August 1 - Hall Davidson
                         August 2 - Ron Clark



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Friday, August 2 • 1:15pm - 2:00pm
Personalizing Learning through Book Clubs and Independent Reading (45 min) LIMITED

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This session is geared towards middle and high school ELA teachers who are ready to rethink the whole class novel and learn about ways they can personalize learning through choice in reading. We will focus on ways we have successfully incorporated book clubs and independent reading in our classrooms. Participants will have opportunities to discuss their ideas with others and will leave with both philosophical and practical strategies to support choice in their classrooms.

Presenters
avatar for Tessa Keyes

Tessa Keyes

7th Grade English Language Arts Teacher, Oak Hills Local School District
Tessa Keyes has been teaching for 17 years. She has been teaching 7th grade ELA for over 10 years. Tessa believes that enthusiasm and a focus on relationships is essential for helping students grow into their full potential. She has presented at many conferences about Problem Based... Read More →
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Cathy Bella

9th grade ELA teacher, Lakota Local Schools
Cathy Bella, a 9th grade ELA teacher at Lakota Local Schools, is passionate about personalizing learning, helping students fall in love with reading and writing, and quality professional development for teachers. Cathy earned her MAT through the Ohio Writing Project at Miami University... Read More →


Friday August 2, 2019 1:15pm - 2:00pm EDT
HS 3307-3309