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Ms. Cris Tovani

District Language Arts Coordinator

Adams City High School

Direct Phone: (303) ***-****       

Adams City High School

7200 Quebec Parkway

Commerce City, Colorado 80022

United States

Company Description

A free networking, reunion, and historical web site for classmates, alumni, teachers, faculty, administration, staff, and friends of Union #1 - Adams City High School and other Adams County District #14 schools in Commerce City, Colorado. The high school ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

The Tovani Group Inc

Alliance for Excellent Education

Adjunct Instructor
University of Denver

Staff Developer
Public Education & Business Coalition

Education

M.A.

Ph.D.

degrees

University of Colorado

degrees

University of San Diego

Web References (197 Total References)


37th Day of Reading Conference

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Cris Tovani, Adams City HS, Adams City, CO

Pre-conference Workshop Materials Packet
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Cris Tovani, keynote speaker, Adams HS, CO
Materials packet


Comprehension X3 - Comprehension at the Core | Stephanie Harvey Consulting

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K-12 Literacy with Steph Harvey, Debbie Miller, and Cris Tovani.

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Stephanie Harvey, Debbie Miller and Cris Tovani invite you to spend three days learning about comprehension theory and practice K-12.
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Cris Tovani
Cris Tovani taught elementary school for ten years before becoming a high school reading specialist and English teacher. In addition to teaching full-time, she is a nationally known consultant, focusing on issues of reading and content comprehension in high school classrooms. Cris has also worked for many years as a staff developer for the Denver-based Public Education and Business Coalition (PEBC), the consortium that has received national acclaim for its work in reading comprehension reform. Cris has been an adjunct professor at the University of Denver and the University of Colorado at Denver. She is the author of two books, I Read it but I Don't Get It and Do I Really Have to Teach Reading? Cris is also featured in two instructional DVDs that show her in action with adolescent readers.


THOUGHTFUL READING: Teaching Comprehension to Adolescents

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Through her highly successful book, I Read It, but I Don't Get It, Cris Tovani, a high school teacher in Denver, Colorado, has provided welcome advice to teachers on the reading strategies that worked in her classroom.

Now, Cris's practical and inspiring ideas for teaching reading come to life in the videotape series, Thoughtful Reading. This four-part series shows Cris working with a wide range of students, from college-bound seniors to students who have been referred to her classroom because of their struggles with reading. You'll see Cris leading the whole class, launching small-group activities, thinking through instructional design, teaching individual students, and assessing learner needs and strengths.
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About the Author: Cris Tovani taught elementary school for ten years before becoming a high school reading specialist and English teacher. A nationally known consultant, she chooses to continue teaching high school students full-time. She has also worked for many years as a staff developer for the Denver-based Public Education and Business Coalition (PEBC), the consortium that has received national acclaim for its work in reading comprehension reform. In addition to teaching and consulting, she is an adjunct instructor for University of Denver and the University of Colorado at Denver.
2006. Two 60-minute DVDs or Four 30-minute videotapes + Viewing Guide
Related book entitled "I Read It, But I Don't Get It" (Comprehension Strategies for Adolescent Readers), by Cris Tovani. 2000, 140 pages. $19.50.


COMPREHENDING CONTENT: READING ACROSS THE CURRICULUM

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In this videotape set, high school teacher Cris Tovani brings viewers into her school and classroom and shows how she and her colleagues are meeting the challenge of improving students� reading skills across the curriculum. The tapes include examples of Cris working with students using texts from multiple disciplines in her classroom, as well as collaborating with colleagues throughout the school.

Tape 1: Modeling What Good Readers Do
Using examples from technical text and novels, Cris models her own reading process to show students how to read and understand difficult material.
Tape 2: Interpreting Data: Charts, Graphs, Standardized Tests
Cris works with students as they analyze charts, data and graphs, and discusses how standardized test scores led her to place more emphasis on data reading across the curriculum.
Tape 3: Reading Like a Mathematician Cris and math teacher Jim Donohue co-teach, working with struggling readers on strategies for completing math problems, and talk about their collaboration.
Tape 4: Synthesizing Complex Ideas Cris assists students as they integrate reading from history textbooks with current articles in newspapers and magazines. Students synthesize background knowledge and new information to understand wars from the last seventy years. Accompanying the Comprehending Content videotapes is a detailed viewing guide with sample workshop activities, reading materials used by students on the tape, focus questions for viewing, and tips for using the related book, Do I Really Have to Teach Reading?, with the tapes in a study group setting.
About the Author: Cris Tovani taught elementary school for ten years before becoming a high school reading specialist and English teacher. In addition to teaching full-time, she is a nationally known consultant focusing on issues of reading and content comprehension in the high school classroom. Cris has also worked for many years as a staff developer for the Denver-based Public Education and Business Coalition (PEBC), the consortium that has received national acclaim for its work in reading comprehension reform. She is the author of the books I Read It, but I Don�t Get It (Stenhouse 2000) and Do I Really Have to Teach Reading? (Stenhouse 2004), and the videotape set Thoughtful Reading (Stenhouse 2003).


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Cris Tovani
Author of "I Read It but I Don't Get It" and "Do I Really Have to Teach Reading? taught elementary school for ten years before becoming a high school reading specialist and English teacher. In addition to teaching and consulting, she has been an adjunct instructor for The University of Denver and The University of Colorado at Denver.

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