11
May
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MSQI Debate Tournament #3
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
New York, NY

MSQI debaters, debate coaches, and families will gather to debate the following resolution: “Resolved: The death penalty is never justified.” Students from across all...

15
May
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MSQI Science Fair
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
New York, NY

MSQI’s young scientists will share work with their peers and community scientists. Awards will be distributed for scientific acumen, creativity, oral presentation, and collaboration.

22
May
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MSQI Poetry Slam
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
New York, NY

The Words & Verbs Middle School Poetry Slam Initiative uses spoken word poetry and hip-hop as part of a broader curriculum that improves reading...

31
May
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MSQI Roundtables
8:30 am - 2:30 pm
New York, NY

Join us in celebrating the innovative and important work happening at MSQI schools city-wide through interactive presentations, panels, and more. All presentations are facilitated...

13
June
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MSQI Debate Championship
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
New York, NY

MSQI debaters, debate coaches, and families will gather for the final debate tournament of the 2018-19 season to debate the following resolution: “Resolved: The...

02
February
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MSQI Debate Tournament #2
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
New York, NY

MSQI debaters, debate coaches, and families will gather to debate the following resolution: “Resolved: It is justified for the U.S. Federal Government to censor...

10
January
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MSQI Coordinators’ Meeting #2
8:30 am - 2:30 pm
New York, NY

MSQI provides coordinators the opportunity to meet and converse with each other in order to share best practices as well as develop literacy leadership...

27
October
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MSQI Debate Tournament #1
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Stuyvesant High School (345 Chambers Street, Manhattan)

MSQI debaters, debate coaches, and families will gather to debate the following resolution: “Resolved: Schools should ban the sale of junk food.” Students from...

18
October
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MSQI Coordinators’ Meeting #1
8:30 am - 2:30 pm
CUNY Law School (2 Court Square West, Long Island City)

MSQI provides coordinators the opportunity to meet and converse with each other in order to share best practices as well as develop literacy leadership...

08
June
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MSQI Roundtables: “Literacy, Activism, and Social Justice in 2018”
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
CUNY Law School

Educators come together to celebrate the extraordinary and innovative work of the teachers at MSQI schools citywide through interactive presentations, panels, and more. Young...

05
May
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MSQI Debate Tournament #3
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Stuyvesant High School

MSQI debaters, debate coaches, and families will gather to debate the following resolution: “Resolved: All public schools in the United States should ban academic...

25
April
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Showcase Schools Visit: Debate (with a focus on Word Generation and the MSQI Debate League)
8:30 am - 2:30 pm
J.H.S. John D. Wells, 183 South Third Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211

About the School J.H.S. 50 John D. Wells is a Title I Renewal middle school located in South Williamsburg, Brooklyn. In partnership with El...

21
March
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Showcase Schools Visit: Middle School Literacy and the Middle School Quality Initiative
8:30 am - 2:30 pm

About the School Thurgood Marshall Academy for Learning and Social Change is a Title I middle school located in Central Harlem, Manhattan. The mission...

14
March
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Teacher Development & Culturally Responsive Literacy Instruction Through Teaming and Collaboration
8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Urban Assembly School for Applied Math and Science (09X241), 1595 Bathgate Avenue, Bronx, NY 10457

About the Visit In 2016, the Urban Assembly School for Applied Math & Science’s (09X241) founding principal (Kenneth Baum) and current principal (David Krulwich)...

23
February
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MSQI Coordinator Meeting #2
8:30 am - 2:30 pm
TBD

All MSQI Coordinators are asked to attend this second meeting of the school year. *Please see the most recent MSQI newsletter for registration information.

14
February
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Showcase Schools Visit: School Culture: Opportunities for Students to Grow Socially and Academically (including elements around Strategic Reading and Text Choice)
8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Hamilton Grange Middle School, 500 West 138 Street, Manhattan, NY 10031

About the School Hamilton Grange Middle School is a Title I school located in Hamilton Heights, Manhattan. The school is grounded on the premise...

13
February
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Wilson Reading and Just Words
8:30 am - 2:30 pm
J.H.S. 202 Robert H. Goddard, 138-30 Lafayette Street, Ozone Park, NY 11417

About the Visit During this intervisitation, participants will see and learn about the Wilson Language tiered intervention programs supported by MSQI, Wilson Reading System...

08
February
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Non-fiction Stances and Signposts Across the Content Areas
8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Renaissance Leadership Academy (06M322), 4600 Broadway, New York, NY 10040

About The Visit School leaders at Renaissance Leadership Academy (MS322) will frame this visit by sharing their vision that students will graduate able to...

07
February
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Growing Readers & Refining Reading Instruction: Schoolwide Reading Routines, Strategic Reading, and Cultivating Joy
8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Highbridge Green School (X361), 200 W 167th Street, Bronx, NY 10452

About The Visit Come explore how a school is consistently refining literacy practices to grow students as readers. Reciprocal Teaching is used faithfully across...

03
February
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MSQI Debate Tournament #2
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Stuyvesant High School

MSQI debaters, debate coaches, and families will gather to debate the following resolution: “Resolved: All public universities in the United States should adhere to...

31
January
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Word Generation for Students and Families: Language Acquisition Strategies to Deepen Literacy Comprehension Across Disciplines and Family Engagement
8:30 am - 2:30 pm
West Prep Academy (02M241), 150 W 105th Street, New York, NY 10025

About The Visit Making dramatic gains in literacy results requires structural and cultural change, initiated by school leadership and adopted by the entire school...

19
January
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Showcase Schools Visit: Debate (with a focus on Word Generation and the MSQI Debate League)
8:30 am - 2:30 pm
J.H.S. 50 John D. Wells, 183 South Third Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211

About the School J.H.S. 50 John D. Wells is a Title I Renewal middle school located in South Williamsburg, Brooklyn. In partnership with El...

18
January
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Rigorous Authentic Literacy: Using Performance Tasks to Drive Reading, Writing, Discussion and Real-World Connections Across Content Areas
8:30 am - 2:30 pm
The Laboratory School of Finance and Technology (07X223), 360 East 145th Street, Bronx, NY 10454

About The Visit In every content area every year at The Laboratory School of Finance & Technology (07X223) students complete literacy-rich authentic assessments (Performance-Based...

17
January
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Urban Word: Words & Verbs Professional Development Session
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5 West 19th Street, #3R, New York, NY 10011

Managing Trauma in the Creative Writing Classroom The second Words & Verbs City-Wide Professional Development Session addresses how creative writing can at times cause...

17
January
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Using Assessment Data (DRP) to Inform Classroom Instruction and Programming: From Debate to Strategic Reading
8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Hunter's Point Community Middle School, Q291, 1-50 51st Avenue, Queens

About The Visit Principal Sarah Goodman will frame this visit by sharing Hunter’s Point Community Middle School’s literacy vision and goals for their inclusive...

14
September
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Debate Kick Off Meeting- Bronx
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bronx, NY

All debate coaches are required to attend one of these borough-based after-school meetings from 3:00 – 5:00pm

13
September
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Debate Kick Off Meeting- Brooklyn
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Brooklyn, NY

All debate coaches are required to attend one of these borough-based after-school meetings from 3:00 – 5:00pm