Parents and the public are invited to a panel presentation program on Language Arts in the Professional World on Tuesday, November 27 at the Education Center, 49 Cottage Place from 7:30-9 p.m.
The panel will consist of four Ridgewood residents and district parents: best-selling novelist and Ridgewood resident Harlan Coben; recently retired New York Times reporter and editor Alan Finder; Franklin Templeton Investments Senior Vice President Donald Taylor; and Art History scholar and writing tutor Nadia Tscherney.
This event is sponsored by the Ridgewood Public Schools as part of its curriculum renewal process. Teachers, administrators and the public will hear panelists’ thoughts about how the Language Arts literacies of reading, writing, listening, speaking and viewing have impacted their professional lives. Panelists will address the following questions:
· What skills, attitudes and pursuits in the Language Arts literacies of reading, writing, listening, speaking or viewing have benefitted you in your professional life?
· What skills, attitudes and pursuits in the Language Arts literacies of reading, writing, listening, speaking or viewing have benefitted your students through their college studies?
· How might schools best create learning experiences that foster success in using the Language Arts literacies in students’ lives and in their future careers?
Following the discussion, the panelists will take questions from the audience.
The event is free and open to the public. Seating is limited. Doors open at 7 p.m.
For more information please contact the Office of the Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment at 201-670-2700, ext. 10532