Daily Schedule

Please make travel plans for an arrival sometime Sunday afternoon or evening.

On Monday, plan to arrive on the Baylor campus between 7:00 and 8:00 a.m. Please plan on staying at the institute through 1:30 pm on Wednesday.

Monday:

7:00-8:00 a.m. — Sign-in, light breakfast,  choose breakout sessions, book browsing

8:00-8:20 a.m. — Welcome
Kylene Beers & Baylor faculty

8:20-9:00 a.m. — Opening Panel Conversation                     

9:00-10:00 a.m. — Critical Issues in Reading Education Part I 
Kylene Beers & Bob Probst

10:00-10:20 a.m. — Break                                     

10:20-11:30 a.m. — What Matters Most in Writing Part I 
Linda Rief        

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. — Lunch

12:30-1:15 p.m. — Tips for a Great Read Aloud Part I
Lester Laminack

1:15-2:30 p.m. — Balancing the Reading Diet with a Common Text
Penny Kittle             

2:35-3:30 p.m. — Bonus Small Group Sessions with the SLI Faculty

6:00-7:30 p.m. — Meet and Mingle: Summer Literacy Institute Reception at the Baylor Club (Please RSVP by July 7 for admission tickets)

Tuesday:

7:00-8:00 a.m. — Sign-in, light breakfast,  choose breakout sessions, book browsing

8:00-8:45 a.m. — Small Group Sessions 
Institute Faculty

8:45-9:00 a.m. — Break

9:00-9:50 a.m. — Critical Issues in Reading Part II
Kylene Beers & Bob Probst

10:00-11:45 a.m. — What Matters Most in Writing Part II
Linda Rief

11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. — Lunch

12:45-1:15 p.m. — Tips for a Great Read Aloud Part II
Lester Laminack

1:15-2:25 p.m. — Poetry: Big Teaching in Small Packages
Penny Kittle

2:45-3:30 p.m. — Bonus Small Group Sessions with the SLI Faculty

Wednesday:

7:00-8:00 a.m. — Sign-in, light breakfast, choose breakout sessions, book browsing

8:00-8:45 a.m. — Small Group Sessions
Institute Faculty

8:45-9:00 a.m. — Break

9:00-10:00 a.m. — What Matters Most in Writing Part III
Linda Rief

10:00-10:20 a.m. — Break

10:20-11:30 a.m. — Critical Issues in Reading Part III
Kylene Beers & Bob Probst

11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. — Lunch

12:15-1:15 p.m. — Closing Panel Conversation
Institute Faculty

1:15-1:30 p.m. — Institute Closing

1:30-2:00 p.m. — Book Signing