Leadership Webinar Presentations

Webinar Archives: Leadership Series | Spring Series: 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013 | Fall Series: 2015, 2014, 2013

Make the Change: Classroom Management Strategies for PreK-Grade 2

Presented by Vicki Gibson, Ph.D.

Explore classroom management strategies proven effective in early learning environments. Changes in classroom management, teaching, and student practice are necessary to ensure your youngest students meet rigorous state and national standards. Dr. Gibson will offer suggestions for adjusting schedules to include small-group differentiated instruction and collaborative practice, using a rotation chart to guide students through activities and create a predictable order, and developing routines for in-school and homework assignments.

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Preparing Teachers for Common Core State Standards in Mathematics

Presented by John Woodward, Ph.D.

Explore ways to increase teacher expertise in mathematics and prepare now for the Common Core State Standards (CCSS).

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Effective Teaching Practices: Which Ones, and Why?

Presented by Jan Hasbrouck, Ph.D.

Review the following essential foundational skills and learn about the most current research on each: 1) print awareness, 2) phonological awareness, 3) phonics and decoding, and 4) fluency.

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Assessment That Addresses the Complexities of Reading Comprehension

Presented by Kelly Powell-Smith, Ph.D.

Learn how to integrate brief, diagnostic reading comprehension measures into a prevention-oriented decision-making model to ensure healthy literacy outcomes for all elementary students.

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Teacher, Teacher, Don't Go Away

Presented by Louisa Moats, Ed.D.

Dr. Louisa Moats examines why the blended model of computer-based and teacher-led instruction is ideal for providing intensive, structured literacy intervention for older students who read at a fourth grade level or below.

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Scaffolding Comprehension of Informational Text: Responding to the Demands of the Common Core State Standards

Presented by Anita Archer, Ph.D.

This webinar focuses on strategies and interventions that help struggling learners at all stages of reading: before reading a passage, during passage reading, and after completing the passage

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DIBELS Next and Data-Driven Decision Making

Presented by Roland H. Good

Discover new ways to make specific adjustments to an individual student’s instructional path or confirm the effectiveness of current modifications. Learn how to interpret individual student data and modify teaching techniques to improve reading skills.

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When Older Kids Can’t Read: What Does the Newest Research Say?

Presented by Louisa Moats, Ed.D.

A leading literacy expert, Dr. Louisa Moats has mastered techniques for teaching word-level skills in an age-appropriate manner. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about comprehension instruction that enables poor readers to delve into high-quality texts.

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Collaborative Activities That Develop Emergent Language and Literacy Skills

Presented by Vicki Gibson, Ph.D.

This webinar provides practical, evidence-based methods for managing classrooms so that teachers have multiple opportunities to work with young learners in small groups. The explicit instruction and teacher-supported collaborative...

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A Look at the Many Layers of Questioning with Young Children

Presented by Lucy Hart Paulson, Ph.D.

Examine the multiple layers to the questions we use in early literacy settings with preschool and kindergarten children and considerations for what types of questions are appropriate .

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