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SIM Virtual Professional Learning: Fundamentals of Paraphrasing and Summarizing

Oct. 5 & 6, 2021 - times TBA

Note: This professional learning event is a series of sessions, which will meet twice to learn the instructional routine and provide time for interaction and feedback, and meet three more times for one-hour small group coaching sessions.
Presenters: Rosanne Arvin, SIM PDL & Rosemary Tralli, SIM PDL

The SIM Reading Strategies are evidence-based strategies that teachers can implement in their classrooms to help students improve their reading abilities. This online class will focus on, and provide practice in, the Fundamentals of Paraphrasing and Summarizing Strategy, a comprehension strategy that helps students to:

  • translate information into their own words
  • find the main idea and details of each paragraph
  • generalize this strategy to standardized tests

Participants will receive the following materials as part of their registration: The Fundamentals of Paraphrasing and Summarizing guidebook (student and teacher), access to digital teacher resources, three (one-hour) small group coaching sessions, and three (30-minute) consultation sessions for school administrators.


Registration Deadline, Sept. 23, 2021

Early Bird Price:   $350  ($375, after Sept 10th) - Please register by Sept. 21st to receive your guidebooks on time.

Early Bird Bulk Rates Available (before Sept. 10th): $325/person for 6-10 people, $300/person for 11+ people
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  • To pay by credit card, visit our online store or call our order desk, 785-864-4780, with your credit card information between 9 am and 4 pm CST.
  • Note: This class has a minimun enrollment number.  Please do not submit payment information until we contact you that we have reached the minimum enrollment.  Thank you!

Refund Policy: 
If you find you are not able to attend the class, notify KUCRL by Sept. 21 for a refund of your registration minus a $25 cancellation fee.  

For questions regarding registration, please contact simpd@ku.edu, 785-864-0626. For questions regarding payment, contact orderkucrl@ku.edu, 785-864-4780.


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