The importance of early exposure and
immersion in language cannot be underestimated according to
early literacy experts. Language Arts standards require
focus on reading, writing, speaking and listening. The Hilton School District
provides students with several options such as
Reading Recovery and other interventions to assist
at the earliest levels.
The Hilton CSD
works everyday to provide high quality learning for all
students. The Hilton
Office of Elementary and Secondary Staff Development
provides professional support throughout the year.
Newly developing technologies expand the possibilities for
composing in multiple media and for speaking to wider
audiences than ever before and at a faster pace than ever
before in our history.
Through Technology Department provides both technology
integration and opportunities for learning for teachers,
staff, students and parents.
National Day on Writing
The Hilton School District celebrates the
on Writing October 20, 2009 at all elementary schools.
Studies in Literacy
National Council of Teachers of English
National Day of Listening
On November 27, 2009
National Public Radio's Literacy efforts encourage us to
celebrate the National Day of Listening, a day to make time
to listen and record family stories. Learn more about this
exciting project and ways to become involved as teachers:
Poem in Your Pocket Day
April 29, 2010 is Poem in Your Pocket Day
sponsored by the Academy of American Poets:
http://www.poets.org/page.php/prmID/406 celebrating the
joys of poetry.
Differentiated Instruction Institute in
Hilton The Hilton Office of Staff Development, in
conjunction with area school districts, have presented a
summer learning opportunity for teachers, the