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Dr. Nancy N. Boyles

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Local Address:  Connecticut , United States
Southern Connecticut State University
501 Crescent Street
New Haven , Connecticut 06515
United States

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  • doctorate , reading and language
    Boston University
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Nancy Boyles Bureau of Education & Research | Seminar Info | Instructor Bio
Bureau of Education & Research
Nancy Boyles is a recognized leader in the area of reading comprehension with eight books that address topics such as close reading, written response to text, comprehension strategies, shared reading lessons for RTI Tier 1 instruction, and literacy coaching for explicit teaching. You will receive her most recently published book, CLOSER Reading Grades 3-6, published by Corwin in 2014, along with an extensive resource handbook she wrote specifically for this two-day, train-the-trainer institute.
Her articles on close reading appeared in the December 2012 issue of Educational Leadership and the September 2014 issue of Educational Leadership. Nancy is experienced in teaching a variety of elementary grades, was named teacher of the year in her district and has received other awards throughout her career for leadership in literacy. Nancy teaches at Southern Connecticut State University and spends extensive time modeling lessons in schools throughout the country, providing direct support to classroom teachers and reading consultants, providing workshops on a wide range of topics, and assisting with curriculum development.
You won't want to miss this unique opportunity to spend two days with Nancy to learn how close reading can change the way you teach students to read!
What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter
"So informative! Nancy helped me gain a better understanding of close reading and what it might look like in the classroom."
"Nancy is very well-spoken, funny and knowledgeable. Thank you for all the hands-on information!"
Nancy did a great job explaining what close reading is and demonstrating how it looks in the classroom."
However, Dr. Nancy Boyles warns ..., 8 Nov 2012 [cached]
However, Dr. Nancy Boyles warns that "The implementation of 'close reading' as it is defined by CCSS will be problematic for ELLs because of its move away from pre-reading support for students. While I generally agree with this change of focus (expecting students to retrieve meaning from the text rather than the teacher), this is not necessarily a good fit for ELLs who need vocabulary knowledge and may need additional prior knowledge established in order to adequately construct basic meaning from a text. This, I think, will require good collaboration between the ELL teacher and classroom teacher to address these needs appropriately."
According to Boyles, there are four essential components that teachers and administrators need to understand in order to successfully implement the Common Core standards.
Dr. Nancy Boyles is currently an associate professor and the graduate reading program coordinator at Southern Connecticut State University, where she teaches courses in developmental reading, writing instruction, and the administration and supervision of school literacy programs. Previously, she spent 25 years as a classroom teacher at various elementary grade levels. She was named Teacher of the Year in her district and was a semi-finalist for Connecticut Teacher of the Year. She received her doctorate in reading and language from Boston University.
Teaching Written Response to Text - Nancy Boyles - Authors, 12 Feb 2006 [cached]
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Author: Nancy Boyles
By Nancy Boyles, associate professor in Southern Connecticut State University's graduate reading program. For teachers of grades 3-8. Can be adapted easily for use with high school students.
"Boyles' book will be a valuable tool for many teachers who are struggling to help students improve their writing ability.
A workshop of special interest to ..., 14 May 2011 [cached]
A workshop of special interest to us at the Northern Regional Conference in March was presented by Dr. Nancy Boyles on Integrating the Comprehension Strategies and Fluency Instruction with Teaching Poetry. Our Cornerstone teachers had already planned a genre study on poetry for the month of April, and they had done some work with using poetry for comprehension strategies. Teaching fluency with poetry was just where we needed to go next.
Two weeks after the Conference, we held an after-school workshop for Cornerstone staff at Marin. Dr. Boyles, who is our Literacy Fellow, came to present a demonstration lesson using our own students.
These strategies are the work of ..., 27 Jan 2008 [cached]
These strategies are the work of Dr. Nancy Boyles of SCSU.
· Instrument lesson schedules are posted on this site.
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