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NELMS Upcoming Events

34th NELMS Annual Conference

Thanks to everyone who attended and made the conference the success it was!

Scholar Leader Dinners

Coming in May and June
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Summer NELMS

July 9 & 10, 2015
Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside Hotel
Portsmouth, NH
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Summer Literacy Series with Keys to Literacy

July 27–30, 2015
Keys to Literacy offices
Rowley, MA
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Essential Literacy Instruction for
Middle School Teachers

November 6, 2015 and December 4, 2015
Wyndham Boston Andover, Andover, MA
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Middle Level Scheduling

New scheduling workshops have been planned.
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NELMS NEWS NODE–(updated 4/1/15)
Free School Breakfasts Appear to Boost Kids' Grades

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Teacher Tip

Writers Block
You will encounter students who, out of fear, undeveloped skills, boredom, disbelief, stubbornness, or weariness – will be unwilling or unable to write. When kids won't write or think they can't, it is usually because they haven't been romanced. When they're stuck during writing go back and collect more ideas, read more examples, gather more words. Spend several writing sessions JUST on the motivation and collection stages of writing.
From : If You're Trying to Teach Kids How to Write, You've Gotta Have This Book!
Marjorie Frank.
Incentive Publications. 1979.

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