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On-Demand Teaching Writers: More than the Process (K-5) ›
Writing instruction that fosters young students into proficient writers includes some common best practices including immersing them in the style of writing, having one teaching point at a time, and choice in topics. In this session teachers will explore writing mini-lessons, using mentor texts, conferring, and providing feedback for writing. Teachers will leave with a bank of mini-lesson ideas for teaching opinion writing, as well as ideas for developing their own units of writing instruction.
On-Demand Inspiring Reading: A 3-D Look at Teaching Reading (K-5) ›
During our lit blocks, we plan for students to learn in three settings: whole class, small group, and independent. In this session, we will explore activities to foster literacy learning in these three settings. We’ll dive into a first-read minilesson to engage students with complex texts during your whole class teaching. Then we’ll examine a small group framework to enhance your guided reading instruction. Lastly, we’ll delve into coaching conversations you can use to confer with each student during independent reading.
On-Demand Teaching Practices for Lifelong Learners (K-5) ›
Creating lifelong learners is one way to equip students for success in school and beyond. Built on research, the practices in this session provide teachers with practical ways to engage students and build habits of lifelong learners. Attendees will receive materials and instruction that they can use in their classrooms immediately.
On-Demand Reading Instruction Based on Science (K-5) ›
This introductory workshop will build on what you know and provide insight into goals for additional learning!
On-Demand Learning to Read: Instruction Based on Science with Dr. Freddy Hiebert (K-5) ›
Join Dr. Freddy Hiebert, founder of the Text Project and Savvas Learning author, as she provides an overview of what we know about how kids learn to read, and what it means for teachers. Dr. Hiebert will share insight from her research as well as tips and strategies teachers can implement in the classroom.
On-Demand Culturally Responsive Sustaining Education ›
Dr. Pamela Mason discusses Culturally Responsive Literacy Instruction in a Remote Learning Setting
On-Demand How to Talk about Phonics and Spelling in a Digital Environment: Principles and Practices of Words Their Way Word Study in a Virtual World. ›
In this webinar we address the basic elements of a Words Their Way phonics and spelling lesson and discuss how to respond to your students’ word work in a digital environment. These individual and collaborative explorations may take place in your school’s online learning environments with which students are already familiar and will support their continuing development in reading and writing. Excellent print and online resources are provided for exploring and learning about words and how they work.
On-Demand Engaging ALL Students through Authentic Math Modeling featuring Dr. Eric Milou ›
On-Demand Keeping Your Upper-Elementary and Middle School Students Hooked on Words While at Home ›
In this webinar, we address how to organize, plan, and provide “deep” vocabulary and spelling explorations that directly support your students’ reading and writing. These individual and collaborative explorations may take place in your school’s online learning environments with which students are already familiar. Excellent print and online resources are provided for exploring and learning about words and how they work.
On-Demand This is Not What I Learned in School: Tips for Teaching in Times of Transition ›
How do we navigate the transition to distance learning as we seek to serve our students? How do we implement elearning effectively? Dr. Serafini has been conducting research on visual and multimodal literacy working with contemporary picturebooks to support young readers’ comprehension.