Literacy Strategies for Active Engagement 

These strategies work! In this session, participants will be actively engaged in 5 to 6 literacy strategies that can be used with any content area. The trainer, Andrew Pinney will act as the teacher, modeling each strategy. He has a wealth of information and experiences to share with you. Examples from a variety of learner groups and content areas will be shared.

These strategies will demonstrate how to

  • assess prior knowledge,
  • build interest, and
  • differentiate instruction.
Presenter: Andrew Pinney has been in education for over 20 years. During the first 14 years, he was a middle and secondary Social Studies teacher.  For the last 8 years, he has served as a consultant for the ESC of Northeast Ohio. He is also a staff developer for MAX Teaching with Reading & Writing.  In both jobs, he assists teachers with incorporating literacy strategies into their classrooms that engage students in content while improving literacy skills. Andrew has a Masters degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Ashland University and a Bachelor’s Degree from Kent State University.


Friday May 6, 2022 @ 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM


Educational Services Center
6393 Oak Tree Blvd, Independence, OH 44131


Christine Lee