College Developmental Reading: A Sample Lesson on Student Engagement

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By weaving together teaching with the end in mind; using mentor texts; thinking aloud; using metacognition; teacher modeling; spiraling; incorporating movement; and giving recognition, Dr. Dana Miller of Delaware County Community College engages developmental reading students and gives them a recipe for success. Join this presentation to walk through a sample lesson with Dr. Miller and learn how to incorporate these strategies into your classroom to engage students.

Dr. Dana Miller received her Doctorate in Education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in Curriculum and Instruction/Literacy. She also received a Master’s in Education from Mansfield University. She earned a Graduate Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) from The Pennsylvania State University.  She also holds Curriculum Supervision, K-12 Media Specialist, and K-12 Reading Specialist certifications.  Dr. Miller currently teaches at Delaware County Community College and is an Instructional Supervisor at Catapult Learning in Philadelphia.